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Winston County, AL Court System Information

Winston County is a county of the US state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,484. Its county seat is Double Springs. Known as Hancock County before 1858, the county is named in honor of John A. Winston, the fifteenth Governor of Alabama.

Court District
Winston County is in the 25th Circuit of Alabama, along with Marion County.

Winston County, AL Court Overview

The following courts are located in Winston County, Alabama. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and only lists courts with pages on Ballotpedia.

  1. Winston County District Court, Alabama
  2. Winston County Probate Court, Alabama

Visitation Information

Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

District Court Judge

The Circuit Clerk is the chief administrative and fiscal officer for the court system at the district and circuit court level. This elected position was established in the Alabama Constitution and has a six-year term.

Michael E. Newell, Judge

Physical Address:

Winston County Circuit Clerk’s Office
PO Box 309
Double Springs, Alabama 35553
Phone: 205-489-5219.

Probate Judge

Honorable Sheila G. Moore, Probate Judge
Phone: (205) 489-5219

Services

The Probate Court exercises jurisdiction and supervision in probating of wills and of the administration of estates and trusts of deceased persons by personal representatives and trustees. The Court also hears cases relating to guardianship; conservatorship for adults and minors, and petitions for the hospitalization and/or treatment of mentally ill persons. The Probate Court interprets last wills in the event of uncertainty or conflict over the will’s meaning or determining rights to an estate of which the person has died intestate (without a will). The Probate Court can appoint a guardian to act on behalf of an incapacitated individual. The Court may also appoint a conservator to manage the estate and financial affairs of the individual. Guardians of the person and his/her estate are also appointed by the Probate Court. The Probate Court is required to periodically review guardianship to determine if the need for guardianship still exists.

Physical Address:

Winston County Probate Office
25125 Hwy 195
PO Box 27
Double Springs, AL 35553
Phone: (205) 489-5219
Fax: (205) 489-5135
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday
Filings Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Winston County, AL County Clerk

County Circuit Clerk Contact Information

J.D. Snoddy, County Circuit Clerk
Winston County Circuit Clerk’s Office
PO Box 309
Double Springs, Alabama 35553
Phone: (205) 489-5533
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Winston County Records Department Information

The Recording department of the Probate Judge Office is located in the annex building. The duties of the record room include the recording, indexing, and preserving of public documents, such as deeds and mortgages. We also record documents such as judgments, liens, and corporations, etc.

Records Department
Winston County Circuit Clerk’s Office
PO Box 309
Double Springs, Alabama 35553
Phone: 205-489-5219.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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