2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 24-4-22 (2010)
TITLE 24 - EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 4 - PROOF GENERALLY
ARTICLE 2 - PRESUMPTIONS AND ESTOPPEL
§ 24-4-22 - Presumption from failure to produce evidence
24-4-22. Presumption from failure to produce evidence
If a party has evidence in his power and within his reach by which he may repel a claim or charge against him but omits to produce it, or if he has more certain and satisfactory evidence in his power but relies on that which is of a weaker and inferior nature, a presumption arises that the charge or claim against him is well founded; but this presumption may be rebutted.
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