§38-4-27. Disposition of surplus received by officer; disposition
of money not paid over when execution stayed.
Where an officer has received money under execution, if any
surplus remain in his hands after satisfying the execution, such
surplus shall be repaid to the debtor; and if the debtor or his
personal representative obtain an injunction or appeal staying an
execution, in whole or in part, before money received under it,
or any part of it, is paid over to the creditor, the officer
shall repay such debtor the money so received and not so paid
over, or so much thereof as the injunction or appeal may extend
to, unless otherwise directed by law, or the order of the court.