2016 Code of Alabama
Section 8-8-10 - Interest on money judgments and costs.

AL Code § 8-8-10 (2016) What's This?
Section 8-8-10Interest on money judgments and costs.

(a) Judgments for the payment of money, other than costs, if based upon a contract action, bear interest from the day of the cause of action, at the same rate of interest as stated in the contract; all other judgments shall bear interest at the rate of 7.5 percent per annum, the provisions of Section 8-8-1 to the contrary notwithstanding; provided, that fees allowed a trustee, executor, administrator, or attorney and taxed as a part of the cost of the proceeding shall bear interest at a like rate from the day of entry.

(b) This section shall apply to all judgments entered on and after September 1, 2011.

(Code 1852, §1521; Code 1867, §1829; Code 1876, §2090; Code 1886, §1752; Code 1896, §2628; Code 1907, §4621; Code 1923, §8565; Code 1940, T. 9, §63; Acts 1953, No. 64, p. 96; Acts 1981, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 81-1115, p. 379; Acts 1982, No. 82-443, p. 696; Act 2011-521, p. 837, §1.)

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