2016 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 12 - Verdict and Judgment
Article 4 - Judgment Liens
§ 9-12-84. When money judgment against nonresident creates lien on land within state against third parties without notice

GA Code § 9-12-84 (2016) What's This?

(a) As against the interests of third parties acting in good faith and without notice who have acquired a transfer or lien binding any real estate situated in this state owned by a nonresident, no money judgment obtained in any court of this state or federal court in this state against the nonresident shall create a lien upon the real estate of the nonresident unless the execution issuing thereon is entered upon the general execution docket of the county in which the real estate is situated. When the execution is entered upon the docket, the lien shall date from such entry.

(b) Nothing in this Code section shall be construed to affect the validity or force of any judgment as between the parties thereto.

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