Section 12-19-43

Payment of fees for services in proceedings before judges of probate; security deposits.

(a) Fees allowed by law in connection with proceedings before probate judges shall be collected either at the time the pleading is filed in probate court or at the termination of the suit, as determined by the court. Fees for transcripts of papers filed in the case to which parties are entitled as of course, shall be due when the service is performed.

(b) In cases where appropriate, the court may order that security deposits be deposited into the probate court to cover expected court costs. Any unused security deposits shall be returned to the person who made the deposit.

(Code 1852, §§3051, 3057; Code 1867, §§3522, 3528; Code 1876, §§5005, 5011; Code 1886, §3668; Code 1896, §1356; Code 1907, §3696; Code 1923, §7258; Code 1940, T. 11, §4; Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §16-138; Act 2017-293, §1.)