2018 Code of Alabama
Title 5 - BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
Chapter 5A - ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF BANKS.
Section 5-5A-42 - Adverse claims to deposits.
Notice to any bank of an adverse claim to a deposit standing on its books to the credit of any person shall not be effectual to cause said bank to recognize said adverse claimant unless said adverse claimant shall also either procure a restraining order, injunction or other appropriate process against said bank from a court of competent jurisdiction in a civil action therein instituted by such claimant wherein the person to whose credit the deposit stands is made a party and served with summons or shall execute to said bank in form and with sureties acceptable to it, a bond indemnifying said bank from any and all liability, loss, damage, costs and expenses for and on account of the payment or recognition of such adverse claim or the dishonor of or failure to pay the check or failure to comply with other order of the person to whose credit the deposit stands on the books of said bank; provided, that this section shall not apply in any instance where the person to whose credit the deposit stands is a fiduciary for such adverse claimant and the facts constituting such relationship, as well as the facts showing reasonable cause of belief on the part of the said claimant that the said fiduciary is about to misappropriate said deposit, are made to appear by the affidavit of such claimant.(Acts 1980, No. 80-658, §5-5-42.)