Mtgy. Probate office to refund Sept. late fees

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery County Probate Court says it will refund late fees to citizens who were charged for September registrations.

Judge Reese McKinney said his office will refund late fees charged to September registrants who visited the office after the deadline and who had to pay a late penalty.

Chief Clerk Wells Robinson said the move was prompted by the Alabama Department of Revenue's decision to not charge late fees to September registrants through October 20th.

"As a courtesy to these customers, under such extraordinary circumstances, our office has begun the process of voluntarily refunding these late fees," Robinson said.

The clerk said customers should expect to receive their refunds during the month of October.

Long lines forced many citizens across the state to wait hours in line as September wound down. Much of the problem came from new requirements dictated by the state's new immigration law.

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