Alabama Code 8-9-11. Agreements to confess judgment, be sued in different venue or authorize another to confess judgment before commencement of action void; annulment of illegal judgments
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All agreements, contracts, or stipulations to confess judgment in any of the courts of this state, to be sued in any county other than that fixed by the venue statutes of this state, or to authorize another to confess judgment in any of the courts of this state made before the commencement of the action in which such judgments are so confessed shall be void, and all judgments by such unlawful confession, or otherwise taken or had in violation of this section, shall be set aside and annulled on motion if made within six months after the entry of such judgment.
(Code 1907, §4296; Code 1923, §8047; Code 1940, T. 20, §16.)
Attorney's NoteUnder the Alabama Code, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
|Violation||up to 30 days||up to $200|
Terms Used In Alabama Code 8-9-11
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.