§7-5A-4. Time for presentation of unpaid claims; payment by
drafts; balance deposited in sinking fund.
All persons, firms or corporations holding any claims drawn on
county funds of their county, and which are due and unpaid, shall
present the same for payment and cancellation to the county court
of said county within thirty days of the date of said notice,
whereupon the said county court shall proceed to pay off and
liquidate such claims by issuing drafts on said liquidating fund of
said county for the aggregate amount of all claims held by such
persons, firms or corporation, plus interest that may have accrued
thereon, and such cancelled claims shall be filed by the county
That no check, draft or order drawn on said fund,
shall be paid or honored by any bank or depository until the same
has been countersigned by the prosecuting attorney of said county.
If any balance remains in said fund after the aforesaid thirty
days have expired, then the county courts of the several counties
shall deposit the same to the credit of the sinking fund as
hereinafter provided and created.