Georgia Civil Procedure O.C.G.A.
I’ve read through many examples of discovery to junk debt buyers and am always surprised at how voluminous and off point they can sometimes be. Forget about being all fancy pants – if you’re not a lawyer, don’t act like one. Don’t draw up discovery you can’t understand yourself, its worthless. Remember, there is no discovery in Magistrate court! Some of the more […]
Uniform Rules Whereas the Civil Practice Act governs the civil procedure generally in the state of Georgia, the Uniform Rules are meant to govern the procedure within the courts themselves. These rules are broken into court types: Superior, State, Magistrate, and so on. The Uniform Rules are drafted by the Council of Judges within different courts. […]
Find the Official Code of Georgia Annotated O.C.G.A. on LexisNexis. –> The Official Code of Georgia Annotated a compilation of the laws governing Georgia. It is referenced here because this is where you will find the rules governing civil procedure in Georgia. For Georgia, the code is published online through LexisNexis. You can also find printed book copies in your […]
O.C.G.A. § 9-11-50. Motions for directed verdict and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict The directed verdict is a good tool for any pro se to have in their court room skills if they know just enough to poke holes in a plaintiff junk debt buyer’s case but not quite enough to stand on their own and present […]
O.C.G.A. § 9-11-41. Dismissal of actions; recommencement within six months (a) Voluntary dismissal; effect (1) By plaintiff; by stipulation. Subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of Code Section 9-11-23, Code Section 9-11-66, and any statute, an action may be dismissed by the plaintiff, without order or permission of court: (A) By filing a written notice of dismissal […]
The following is an excerpt of O.C.G.A. § 9-11-33 and demonstrate the “rules” placed upon Interrogatories in Discovery. Generally, the Civil Practice Act and Discovery does not apply to Magistrate Court proceedings. TITLE 9. CIVIL PRACTICE CHAPTER 11. CIVIL PRACTICE ACT ARTICLE 5. DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY O.C.G.A. § 9-11-33 (a) Availability; procedures for use. (1) Any party may serve upon any other party written […]