Section 6-6-185

Complaint for discovery of assets - Orders or judgments; appointment of receiver.

If, from the answer, it appears that the defendant has property, real and personal, or an interest in property, real or personal, subject to the payment of debts, or has money, effects, or choses in action or an interest in moneys, effects, or choses in action subject to the payment of debts, whether such property, money, effects, or choses in action are within or without the state, the court must make all such orders or judgments as may be necessary and proper to reach and subject such property, moneys, effects, or choses in action and, for that purpose, may appoint a receiver with authority to demand, commence an action for and recover or otherwise to reduce to possession such property, moneys, effects, or choses in action and may require the debtor to make to such receiver all conveyances, assignments, or transfers which may be necessary and proper to enable him to receive or to commence an action for and recover such property.

(Code 1876, §3888; Code 1886, §3547; Code 1896, §821; Code 1907, §3742; Code 1923, §7345; Code 1940, T. 7, §900.)