Section 9-9-8

Establishment of district - Jurisdiction of probate court in which petition filed.

The court of probate of the county in which said petition is filed shall thereafter maintain and have original and exclusive jurisdiction coextensive with the boundaries and limits of said district without regard to county lines for all purposes of this article; subject, however, to the right of appeal to the circuit court of the county in which the petition is filed.

(Acts 1965, No. 685, p. 1246, §7.)