Section 6-8-82

Exemptions - Wages of head of family.

The wages or hire of any head of a family in this state, not having property liable to levy and sale under execution, cannot be defeated or abated by any counterclaim of a money demand acquired by the person contracting to pay such wages by assignment or transfer, unless the parties otherwise agree in writing.

(Code 1852, §2240; Code 1867, §2642; Code 1876, §2991; Code 1886, §2678; Code 1896, §3728; Code 1907, §5858; Code 1923, §10172; Code 1940, T. 7, §350.)