Probate Judge

Welcome to the Choctaw County Probate Judge’s web page! Here you will find information about our office and descriptions of our duties, plus our office address, telephone numbers, and email address.  Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Probate Judge Jason Sturdivant
Probate Judge Jason Sturdivant

The Choctaw County Probate Judge is responsible for the administration of the Probate Court, License Office and Records Office. The Judge is elected by the people for a six year term and has many judicial duties as well as administrative duties. In Choctaw County, the Probate Judge also serves as Chairman of the County Commission.

Duties & Responsibilities

Judicial Duties include but not limited to:

  • Wills & Estates
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Involuntary mental commitments
  • Eminent domain
  • Name Change
  • Certain contested elections

Administrative Duties include by not limited to:

  • Recording Deeds and Mortgages
  • Records Maintenance
  • Passport Applications
  • Marriage License Applications
  • Issuing Licenses
    • Driver’s license renewal
    • Boat license
    • business
    • hunting and fishing
  • Administering Elections
  • Hiring and training Poll Managers.
  • Preparing and printing ballots, and securing all election supplies.
  • Testing and preparing voting machines and ballot encoders for the election, and preparing poll books.
  • Compiling precinct results on Election Day, certifying election results, and providing election data to the public.

Jason Sturdivant

117 South Mulberry Ave., Suite 9, Butler, Alabama, 36904-2557
Phone Number: (205) 459-2414


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