2018 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 (2018)
  • 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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