Section 12-20-23

Preserving judgment records of abolished inferior courts of record.

The records of the judgments of any inferior court of record which heretofore ceased or hereafter ceases to exist is confided to the clerk of the circuit court of the county in which such court held its sessions. Such clerk shall preserve said records as a part of the records of his office, and he must issue any and all necessary processes for putting such judgments into execution.

(Code 1907, §5735; Code 1923, §10128; Code 1940, T. 7, §4.)