2016 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 10 - Civil Practice and Procedure Generally
Article 7 - Continuances
§ 9-10-158. Continuance to enable opposite party to meet amendment; when charged to amending party

GA Code § 9-10-158 (2016) What's This?

When a pleading is amended, if the opposite party makes oath or his counsel states in his place that he is surprised and not fully prepared for trial because of the amendment, upon a showing of the manner of unpreparedness and that surprise is not claimed for the purpose of delay, the case may be continued and the continuance charged to the amending party.

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