Alabama Code Title 35. Property § 35-7-4

If the parties cannot agree, on application by either to the district court in the county in which such fence is, such court must issue an order in writing to three disinterested freeholders of such county, not related to either of the parties, to examine such fence, and to ascertain the amount to be paid to the owner erecting the same;  and such freeholders, on a day to be by them appointed, of which both parties must have notice, must examine such fence and report to the court the proportionate amount to be paid to the person erecting the fence;  and if such amount is not paid within 10 days after such report, the court must issue execution therefor, with costs, as provided in Section 35-7-5 , to be collected and returned as other executions.

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