Bibb County Probate Court Chief Clerk, Joyce Rice, received a Certificate of Completion from Clay Hornsby, Deputy Director, Alabama Law Institute, Penny Davis, former Associate Director, Alabama Law Institute and coordinator of probate judge training, and Honorable Bill English, President, Alabama Probate Judges Association for attending the “Law for Probate Judges Course.” This course was conducted by the Alabama Law Institute and the Alabama Probate Judges Association at the University of Alabama School of Law.

            The course was an in-depth study of the law administered by Probate Judges in the following areas:  probate of wills, administration of estates, commitments to mental facilities, adoptions, guardianships, conservatorships, eminent domain, election laws, real estate, and general courtroom procedure.

Bibb County Probate Judge Stephanie Kemmer said: This course offers judges and clerks the opportunity to be advised of new case law and statutory changes, as well as the legal procedures affecting their job.  This course was conducted in nine sessions of two or three days each over the past four years. We are very proud of Joyce and the hard work that she put in to complete this coursework.

PICTURED ABOVE: Clay Hornsby, Deputy Director Alabama Law Institute, Bill English Probate Judge of Lee County, Penny Davis former Associate Director Alabama Law Institute and Bibb County Chief Probate Clerk Joyce Rice.