2018 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 10 - Civil Practice and Procedure Generally
Article 7 - Continuances
§ 9-10-160. Continuance for absence of witness; what application to show

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-10-160 (2018)
    All applications for continuances upon the ground of the absence of a witness shall show to the court:
  • (1) That the witness is absent;

  • (2) That he has been subpoenaed;

  • (3) That he does not reside outside of the state;

  • (4) That his testimony is material;

  • (5) That the witness is not absent by the permission, directly or indirectly, of the applicant;

  • (6) That the applicant expects he will be able to procure the testimony of the witness at the next term of the court;

  • (7) That the application is not made for the purpose of delay but to enable the party to procure the testimony of the absent witness; and

  • (8) The facts expected to be proved by the absent witness.

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