Section 6-5-189

Effect of tender of money.

The receipt of money tendered before an action is commenced is a bar to the action and, if after an action is commenced, such releases the defendant from all damages and costs, except the costs which accrued before the tender and receipt of the money.

(Code 1852, §2223; Code 1867, §2625; Code 1876, §2974; Code 1886, §2730; Code 1896, §1443; Code 1907, §3753; Code 1923, §7364; Code 1940, T. 7, §917.)