Section 12-11-33

Cases of which circuit courts take cognizance in equitable matters.

Circuit courts, when exercising equitable jurisdiction, must take cognizance of the following cases:

(1) When the defendants reside in this state.

(2) Against nonresidents, when the object of the action concerns an estate of, lien or charge upon lands or the disposition thereof, or any interest in, title to, or encumbrance on personal property within this state, or where the cause of action arose, or the act on which the civil action is founded was to have been performed in this state.

(3) In such other cases as such courts are by law required to take jurisdiction.

(Code 1852, §2872; Code 1867, §3321; Code 1876, §3753;Code 1886, §3414; Code 1896, §669; Code 1907, §3054; Code 1923, §6467; Code 1940, T. 13, §131.)