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Ruth E. Skinner joined Red Oak Legal in 2021 after more than 35 years of service to the Montgomery County Probate Court, where she served through the tenures of four different probate judges and ultimately retiring as Probate Court Clerk Supervisor in 2020.

During her time with the County, Ruth assisted countless attorneys and members of the public with navigating the Probate Court system.  Then as now, her personal goal is help at least one person each day.

Ruth has extensive experience working with all types of probate matters including adoptions, involuntary commitments, condemnations, decedent’s estates, guardianships and conservatorships, and legitimations, among others.   In addition to working in the Probate Court, Ruth worked on the Montgomery County Election team, programming the voting machines and training poll workers for all school, city, and state-wide elections in Montgomery County for 19 years.

Ruth is married to Gray Skinner and they live in Prattville.  They are the proud parents of 4 children and have 4 grandchildren.

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