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Alabama Probate Law: The Administration of Estates

October 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa

also available by live webcast

6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour


Special Bonus!  Attendees will receive a bound copy of the newly revised Alabama Probate Law: The Administration of Estates, authored by Thomas A. Nettles IV and Judge James P. Naftel.  This comprehensive publication collects, summarizes and organizes all Alabama statutes relating to the administration of decedent’s estates, and includes illustrative cases as well as suggested pleadings and forms. An essential tool for attorneys new to the area of probate, it will also serve as a valuable reference aid for seasoned practitioners.

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If you are attending in person, you will receive your copy of Alabama Probate Law at the seminar. 

If you are watching by webcast, your book will be mailed to you.  Be sure and sign up early if you wish to receive your book before the seminar!   

You may pay for the in person seminar by credit card or check.



The Schedule

8:20       Welcome

Thomas A. Nettles IV, Tuscaloosa


● Jurisdiction
● Venue
● Removal
● Appeal

Judge James P. Naftel
Jefferson County Probate Court, Birmingham


● Probating Wills
● Will Contests
● Intestate Probate
● Ancillary Administration
● Creditor Notice and Claims
● Payment of Debts

Andrew J. Potts
Attorney at Law, Birmingham


10:30     Refreshment Break


● Probate Procedures Act
Personal Representative Issues

Shannon Dye
Carney Dye LLC, Birmingham


11:40     Lunch on your own


● Sale of Assets
Settlement and Distribution

Jennifer Q. Griffin
Campisi Law, Birmingham


1:40        Refreshment Break


● The Probate Code
● Intestate Succession
● The Elective Share
● Omitted Spouse and Pretermitted Children
● Exempt Property and Allowances
● Wills

Herbert E. (Chip) Browder & David B. Welborn
Browder & Welborn LLC, Tuscaloosa


Ethics Issues

Judge Roman Shaul
Alabama State Bar, Montgomery


3:50       Adjourn


The University of Alabama School of Law
101 Paul Bryant Drive
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35487 United States

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