Section 6-6-41

Matters for which issued.

Attachments may issue:

(1) To enforce the collection of a debt, whether it be due or not, at the time the attachment is taken out;

(2) For any moneyed demand, the amount of which can be certainly ascertained;

(3) To recover damages for a breach of contract, when the damages are not certain or liquidated; or

(4) When the action sounds in damages merely.

(Code 1852, §2503; Code 1867, §2927; Code 1876, §3252; Code 1886, §2929; Code 1896, §524; Code 1907, §2924; Code 1923, §6172; Code 1940, T. 7, §845.)