Section 12-13-9


Published: 2015

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Section 12-13-9

Section 12-13-9Powers of probate court as to punishment for contempt.

The probate court may issue show cause orders and attachment for contempts offered to the court or its process by any executor, administrator, guardian or other person and may punish the same by fine not exceeding $20.00 and imprisonment not exceeding 24 hours, or both.

(Code 1852, §671; Code 1867, §791; Code 1876, §694; Code 1886, §788; Code 1896, §3364; Code 1907, §5420; Code 1923, §9580; Code 1940, T. 13, §279.)