Section 12-13-31

Qualifications.

A probate judge must be a citizen of the state and must have resided in the county for which he is elected or appointed for one year preceding the election or appointment.

(Code 1852, §662; Code 1867, §782; Code 1876, §685; Code 1886, §779; Code 1896, §3356; Code 1907, §5412; Code 1923, §9572; Code 1940, T. 13, §273.)