Name, age and address: Donald W. Boyd, 60, 107 Dixie Creek Drive, LaGrange.
Occupation: Probate Judge, elected Aug. 8, 2000.
Education: Attended Troup County public schools, Completed courses in banking 1 and 2 at West Georgia College, over 300 hours legal training in probate matters at Unviersity of Georgia and over 300 hours training in Georgia elections at UGA. Certified mentor for training newly elected probate judges at UGA.
Family: Married to Gayla Stewart Boyd for almost 40 years, three daughters and sons-in -law, one granddaughter, three and three-quarters grandsons (fourth due Aug. 6)
Relevant experience: Probate judge for 12 years, over 300 hours legal training in probate law at UGA, certified mediator and certified mentor for training newly elected probate judges through UGA.
Why are you running?
I want to continue serving the citizens of our county with a professional, compassionate and caring probate court
What are the biggest issues in probate court now?
Experience and knowledge.
What can you do to address the issues?
Continue the same efficient, professional, caring and user-friendly probate court.