Section 6-5-283

Joint obligations and promises.

When two or more persons are jointly bound by judgment, bond, covenant, or promise in writing of any description whatsoever, the obligation or promise is in law several as well as joint, and an action may be commenced thereon against the legal representatives of such as are dead, jointly with the survivors, and judgments entered accordingly.

(Code 1852, §2143; Code 1867, §2539; Code 1876, §2905; Code 1886, §2604; Code 1896, §39; Code 1907, §2503; Code 1923, §5719; Code 1940, T. 7, §138.)