2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 5-5-50 (2010)
TITLE 5 - APPEAL AND ERROR
CHAPTER 5 - NEW TRIAL
ARTICLE 3 - PROCEDURE
§ 5-5-50 - Standard for review by appellate court of first grant of new trial
5-5-50. Standard for review by appellate court of first grant of new trial
The first grant of a new trial shall not be disturbed by an appellate court unless the appellant shows that the judge abused his discretion in granting it and that the law and facts require the verdict notwithstanding the judgment of the presiding judge.
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