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SJR 26, 63rd Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment stating that the district court concurrently with the county court shall have the general jurisdiction of a probate court, and providing the jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that in any probate proceeding the district court shall also have jurisdiction otherwise conferred upon it by law, and further providing that the legislature may increase, diminish or eliminate the jurisdiction of the district court or county court in probate matters and further providing that the legislature shall have power to adopt rules governing the filing, distribution and transfer of all such cases and proceedings as between district courts, county courts, and other courts having jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that the legislature may provide that all appeals in such matters shall be to the courts of (civil) appeals.

Last action: Signed by Governor

Author: Jim Wallace
Sponsor: Craig Washington

Session Law Chapter: Acts 1973, 63rd R.S., SJR 26

Subjects:
Courts--County & Statutory
Courts--District
Probate--Wills & Admin of Estates
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments

House Committee: Judiciary ()
Minutes: May 23 1973
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()

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