Perdue completes probate judge law course

Published 2:59 pm Monday, October 11, 2010

From left to right: Alabama Law Institute director Bob McCurley, Alabama Probate Judges Association president Alfonza Menefee, Crenshaw County Probate Judge Jim Perdue and Alabama Law Institute associate director Penny Davis.

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Probate Judge Jim Perdue recently received a Certificate of Completion for attending the “Law for Probate Judges Course.”

Perdue is the incoming President of the Alabama Probate Judges Association, and he received the recognition from Penny Davis, Associate Director, Alabama Law Institute and coordinator of probate judge training, and Honorable Alfonza Menefee, President, Alabama Probate Judges Association.

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.

Bob McCurley, Director of the Alabama Law Institute stated, “This course offers judges 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.