The constable and sureties on his bond are responsible for moneys received by him by virtue of his office upon any summons, attachment or execution issued by any lawful authority, whether the same is received before or after judgment or before or after the return day of the execution.

(Code 1852, §2810; Code 1867, §3256; Code 1876, §3653; Code 1886, §851; Code 1896, §980; Code 1907, §3333; Code 1923, §6803; Code 1940, T. 54, §37.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 36-23-9

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.