Under existing law, in certain counties where the judge of probate is required to be an attorney or is an attorney, the probate court has concurrent equity jurisdiction with the circuit court in cases originally filed in probate court such as estate administration, trust administration, guardianship, and conservatorship proceedings
This bill would provide in those cases, the probate court would have the same power to punish for civil contempt as granted to the judges of the circuit courts
Relating to the judges of probate in counties where a probate court of the county has concurrent equity jurisdiction with the circuit court of the county; to amend Section 12-13-9 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to provide that the judge of probate would have the same power to punish for civil contempts as judges of the circuit courts.
|April 28, 2016||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 24, 2016||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 3, 2016||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||February 24, 2016||Room 200 at 14:30||House JUDY Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB111 Alabama 2016 Session - Introduced|