2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 44 - PROPERTY
CHAPTER 2 - RECORDATION AND REGISTRATION OF DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS
ARTICLE 1 - RECORDING
PART 1 - RECORDING OF DEEDS AND OTHER REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS
§ 44-2-18 - Recording deed upon affidavit of subscribing witness; effect of substantial compliance

O.C.G.A. 44-2-18 (2010)
44-2-18. Recording deed upon affidavit of subscribing witness; effect of substantial compliance


If a deed is neither attested by nor acknowledged before one of the officers named in Code Section 44-2-15, it may be recorded upon the affidavit of a subscribing witness, which affidavit shall be made before any one of the officers named in Code Section 44-2-15 and shall testify to the execution of the deed and its attestation according to law. A substantial compliance with the requirements of this Code section shall be held sufficient in the absence of all suspicion of fraud.

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