2020 Code of Alabama
Title 43 - Wills and Decedents' Estates.
Chapter 2 - Administration of Estates.
Article 7 - County or General Administrators.
Section 43-2-170 - Appointment and Duties Generally; Term of Office.
Appointment and duties generally; term of office.
Each judge of probate must appoint a suitable person as a general administrator within his county, who must take charge of the estates of deceased persons or act as special administrator, in those cases in which no other persons entitled thereto will administer and no other person is appointed by the court. His office shall expire with the expiration of the term of the judge who appointed him.
(Code 1852, §1680; Code 1867, §2000; Code 1876, §2362; Code 1886, §2027; Code 1896, §69; Code 1907, §2535; Code 1923, §5757; Code 1940, T. 61, §134.)