§ 8-9-2.1. Probate judges Qualifications.
No person shall be eligible to serve as a probate judge in any city or town in this state unless he or she has been admitted to practice as an attorney before the Rhode Island supreme court and has been engaged in the active practice of law in this state. Each city or town may establish additional standards as may be determined by city or town ordinance.
(P.L. 1971, ch. 240, § 2.)