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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ~I)~ItI~ROI~FIrRI~,I[~ISS~I~N/!"I~TORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 9 Col- already AUS- A ;L] go into of the re- Collegiate was in. List dur- the gez- ~ggestions. St~oking skin, art anna. ~Voroan, Ortce a test get a I WILLS AND ADMINISTRATIONS The Probate Judge probates wills, grants letters testamentary and letters of administrations, conducts hearings, partial and final settlements. He also con- ducts hearings on claims filed for against estates. EMINENT DOMAIN The Probate Judge conducts hearings on peti- tions for condemnation of land by city, county and state. He aDnoints appraisers and issues decrees. MARRIAGES The Probate Judge issues marriage licenses and maintains a permanent record of all marriages perform- ed in this county. FILING OF PLATS AND RECORD - ING MAPS OF SUBDIVISIONS The Probate Judge receives, files and records plats and maps of land subdivisions. LUNACY AND ADMIS,SK}N TO INSTITUTIONS The Probate Judge conducts lunacy hearings by holding inquisitions before a jury of 6 persons. He ap- points guardians if necessary. He conducts hearings on commitment of persons to mental institutions for observation or treatment. RECORDING AND REGISTERING CONVEYANCES OF PF[)PERTY The Probate Judge records permanently, by photo- stat, all deeds, mortgages, bill of sale, contracts, liens, easements, lease,~ and other agreements. LAWFUL DISTRIBUTION The Probate Judge must lawfully distribute all funds received to the proper places, State Treasurer, County Depository. County School Funds and Munici- palities. APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIANS FOR MINOR CHILDREN The Probate Judge conducts heari|tgs and issues letters of Guardianship over minor children. CUSTODY OF FIDUCIARY FUNDS The Probate Judge has the legal custMy of all funds for minors. i ALLOTMENT OF DOWER, PRO'rEc- TION OF WIDOWS AND ORPHANS The Probate Judge exercises jurisdiction on peti- tions for AAotment of Dower. in the settlement of Estates relating to widows, orphans and insane per- sons, he must protect their interests according to rules of law. LEGAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN The Probate Judge conducts hearings on Peti- tions for Adoption. He also files reports of same with the Department of Pensions and Securities. Ite issues Decrees of Adoption, and also Decrees of Litigation. RUNG AND RECORDING CERTIR- CATES OF INCORPORATION The Probate Judge files and records certificates of incorporation, admendments, corrections and dis- solutions of corporations. m.,., APPOINTMENT OF NOTARY PUBLIC COUNTY AND STATE-AT-LARGE The Probate Judge appoints Notaries Public. He records their petitions, bonds and appointments. I III SALE OF LAND FOR DELINQUENT TAXES The Probate Judge keeps a record of bids made on land sold for taxes. He issues certificates of re- demption on tax sales or issues tax deeds. OF OTHER DUTIES ISSUES * Business & Vocational Licenses * Motor Vehicle Licenses * Drivers Licenses *llu.ting & Fishing Licenses PHOTOSTATS ALL RECORDS PERMANENTLY " Bt,at.s Licenses RECORDS & INDEXS ALL DISCHARGES FROM THE ARMED SERVICES FURNISHES CERTIRED COPIES OF RECORDS THE EXPERIENCE GAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROBATE OFFICE QUALIFIES ME "1"O SERVE YOU MORE EFFICIENTLY IN THE ABOVE CAPACITIES. m I U "The Cand date Traine In Law (Pd. Poi. Ads. By Lchmd Enzor, Andalusia, Alabama) m