Section 6-9-62

Levy of execution after defendant's death.

A writ of execution issued and received by the sheriff during the life of the defendant may be levied after his death or an alias issued and levied within 10 years from the date of the judgment if at the time of his death there was of record, in the county where the property is, a certificate of the judgment on which the execution issued.

(Code 1852, §2459; Code 1867, §2875; Code 1876, §3213; Code 1886, §2897; Code 1896, §1895; Code 1907, §4095; Code 1923, §7810; Code 1940, T. 7, §523.)