2014 Georgia Code
Title 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 8 - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
Article 5 - RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FRAUD
§ 16-8-103 - Venue

GA Code § 16-8-103 (2014) What's This?

For the purpose of venue under this article, any violation of this article shall be considered to have been committed:

(1) In the county in which the residential property for which a mortgage loan is being sought is located;

(2) In any county in which any act was performed in furtherance of the violation;

(3) In any county in which any person alleged to have violated this article had control or possession of any proceeds of the violation;

(4) If a closing occurred, in any county in which the closing occurred; or

(5) In any county in which a document containing a deliberate misstatement, misrepresentation, or omission is filed with the official registrar of deeds.

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