2020 Code of Alabama
Title 43 - Wills and Decedents' Estates.
Chapter 2 - Administration of Estates.
Article 7 - County or General Administrators.
Section 43-2-172 - Commitment of Administration to Sheriff.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 43-2-172 (2020)

Section 43-2-172

Commitment of administration to sheriff.

In case there is no general administrator and no other fit person will administer, the court may commit administration to the sheriff of the county; when so committed, the administration attaches to the office, and the official oath and bond of such office are the security for his faithful administration.

(Code 1852, §§1681, 1690; Code 1867, §§2001, 2010; Code 1876, §§2363, 2372; Code 1886, §2029; Code 1896, §72; Code 1907, §2538; Code 1923, §5760; Code 1940, T. 61, §137.)

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