2017 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 11 - Abandoned Motor Vehicles
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 40-11-4. Creation of lien; courts authorized to foreclose lien

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-11-4 (2017)
  • (a) Any person who removes or stores any motor vehicle which is or becomes an abandoned motor vehicle shall have a lien on such vehicle for the reasonable fees connected with such removal or storage plus the cost of any notification or advertisement up to the date of retrieval or public sale of such vehicle. Such lien shall exist if the person moving or storing such vehicle is in compliance with Code Section 40-11-2.
  • (b) The lien acquired under subsection (a) of this Code section may be foreclosed in any court which is competent to hear civil cases, including, but not limited to, magistrate courts. Liens shall be foreclosed in magistrate courts only when the amount of the lien does not exceed the jurisdictional limits established by law for such courts.
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