Section 45-10-82.20


Published: 2015

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Section 45-10-82.20

Section 45-10-82.20Mental Health Fund; filing fees.

(a) The Probate Judge of Cherokee County will charge a fee of two dollars ($2) for filing for record or for recording each and every instrument, paper, writing, document, or decree in his or her office, including, but not limited to, each real estate, warranty deed, deed/executive deed, subordinate agreement, agreement, land lease, partial release/release, affidavit, marriage license, official bond, plat, oath of office, bill of sale, custodian bond, declaration of trust, transfer, assignment, satisfaction, declaration of vacation, bond to indemnify, license pendens notice, order approving trustee bond, and excerpts of minutes.



(b) By the tenth of the month following collection, all funds so collected shall be paid by the probate judge into the Treasury of Cherokee County and kept in a fund to be designated the Mental Health Fund. Expenditures from the fund shall be for the benefit and furtherance of the mental health program in Cherokee County, Alabama. The chairman of the county commission or like official shall have the power to act for the county commission or like governing body in the withdrawal and payment of monies from the Mental Health Fund.



(c) This section is cumulative. Nothing herein contained shall alter or change an existing law relating to charges and fees to be collected by the Probate Judge of Cherokee County.

(Act 85-628, p. 958, §§1-3.)