Section 6-6-684

Entry of judgment in favor of sheriff or coroner.

(a) Judgment must, in like manner, be summarily entered in favor of the sheriff or coroner, on three days' notice of the pendency of the action:

(1) Against the obligors on bonds given to indemnify such officer for levying an execution or attachment or for making sale of property so levied on or attached after judgment against him for making such levy or sale, for the amount entered against such officer, with interest from the date of judgment against him.

(2) Against the deputy of the sheriff or coroner and his sureties, or either of them, for the amount of any judgment entered against the sheriff or coroner for the default of such deputy, with interest from date of judgment against him.

(b) Judgment must, in like manner, be summarily entered in favor of the sheriff, on three days' notice, against the judge of probate, for the amount of any fees received by him for such sheriff for the service of citations, notices, or other process in relation to estates of deceased persons or minors which, on demand, have not been paid over, with five percent per month from the time of such demand.

(Code 1852, §2615; Code 1867, §§813, 3045; Code 1876, §§3374, 3375; Code 1886, §§3114, 3115; Code 1896, §§3782, 3783; Code 1907, §§5918, 5919; Code 1923, §§10245, 10246; Code 1940, T. 7, §§600, 601.)