2017 Georgia Code
Title 17 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 4 - Arrest of Persons
Article 3 - Warrants for Arrest
§ 17-4-46. Form of warrant for arrest

Universal Citation: GA Code § 17-4-46 (2017)

An arrest warrant substantially complying with the following form shall in all cases be sufficient:

Georgia, ____ County.

To any sheriff, deputy sheriff, coroner, constable, or marshal of

said state -- Greetings:

(Name of the affiant) makes oath before me that on the ____ day of

____, in the year ____, in the county aforesaid, (name of person

against whom the warrant is sought) did commit the offense of (insert here

all information describing offense as required by Code Section 17-4-41).

You are therefore commanded to arrest (name of person against whom the

warrant is sought) and bring him before me, or some other judicial officer

of this state, to be dealt with as the law directs. You will also levy on a

sufficiency of the property of (name of person against whom the warrant is

sought) to pay the costs in the event of his final conviction. Herein fail

not.

____

Judicial officer

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