2015 Georgia Code
Title 9 - CIVIL PRACTICE
Chapter 15 - COURT AND LITIGATION COSTS
§ 9-15-10 - Costs in personal actions when damages are less than $10.00

GA Code § 9-15-10 (2015) What's This?

(a) In all actions for slanderous words, in any court having jurisdiction of the same, if the jury renders a verdict under $10.00, the plaintiff shall have and recover no more costs than damages.

(b) In actions of assault and battery and in all other personal actions wherein the jury upon the trial thereof finds the damages to be less than $10.00, the plaintiff shall recover no more costs than damages unless the judge, at the trial thereof, finds and certifies on the record that an aggravated assault and battery was proved.

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