2016 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 10 - Civil Practice and Procedure Generally
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 9-10-10. Cash bonds permitted; docketing

GA Code § 9-10-10 (2016) What's This?

(a) Any party, litigant, or other person required or permitted by law to give or post bond or bail as surety or security for the happening of any event or act in all civil matters may discharge the requirement by depositing cash in the amount of the bond so required with the appropriate person, official, or other depository.

(b) Any official or other person receiving any such bond shall give a receipt therefor and shall cause the fact of the receipt to be entered and recorded on the docket of the case in which it was given. If bond is given in a matter not appearing as a separate court case on a docket, a docket shall be prepared, maintained, and kept of all such transactions. The name and address of the person giving or making the bond, the date of the receipt of the bond, the name of the person receiving the bond, the amount of the bond, and a description of the cause for giving the bond, together with any and all other desirable information concerning the bond, shall be a part of the record in that separate docket.

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