(a) A person commits the crime of defrauding judgment creditors if he:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-9-47

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(1) With fraudulent intent removes property subject to execution from a county to prevent it being levied upon by an execution; or

(2) Secretes, assigns, conveys or otherwise disposes of property with intent to defraud a judgment creditor.

(b) Defrauding judgment creditors is a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §4135.)