Section 11-42-183

Prosecution and defense of pending actions of absorbed municipalities; collection and enforcement of fines, recoveries, judgments, etc.

All civil actions pending in any court on behalf of any city or town so absorbed or whose government is extinguished may be prosecuted or defended in the name of the city or town whose boundary lines shall be so altered or rearranged, and all judgments, fines, orders, or recoveries obtained for or on behalf of any city or town so absorbed or whose government has been extinguished may be collected and enforced with like force and effect as though such absorption had not taken place in the name of the city or town whose boundary lines have been so altered or rearranged.

(Code 1907, §1159; Code 1923, §1873; Code 1940, T. 37, §232.)