Section 6-6-565

Time to answer; default judgments.

All defendants shall have 30 days from the date of service to answer the complaint, and those served by publication shall have 30 days after the perfection of such service so to answer. In default of answers by any defendants, judgments by default shall be entered against them, in accordance with civil practice.

(Acts 1923, No. 526, p. 699; Code 1923, §9914; Code 1940, T. 7, §1118; Acts 1951, No. 882, p. 1521, §3.)