2017 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 6 - Powers and Duties Generally
§ 45-6-11. Duty of incumbent to deliver office property to successor -- Proceedings by successor
If any person shall neglect or refuse to deliver books, papers, or other office property after demand has been made, the successor shall make complaint to the judge of the probate court of the county or to the judge of the superior court of the circuit in which the person refusing resides or, if neither can be had, to the judge of the superior court of an adjoining circuit; and if such officer is satisfied from the oath of complainant or otherwise that books, papers, or other office property are being withheld, he shall grant an order requiring the person so refusing to show cause, on a day and at a place named in such order, why he should not be compelled to deliver over such property.