2019 Georgia Code
Title 13 - Contracts
Chapter 7 - Setoff and Recoupment
§ 13-7-13. Actions in which recoupment may be pleaded; procedure where damages of defendant exceed damages of plaintiff

Universal Citation: GA Code § 13-7-13 (2019)

Recoupment may be pleaded in all actions ex contractu where the plaintiff is liable to the defendant under the same contract.

If the damages of the defendant exceed those of the plaintiff, the defendant shall be awarded the amount of such excess from the plaintiff.


Orig. Code 1863, § 2853; Code 1868, § 2861; Code 1873, § 2912; Ga. L. 1878-79, p. 147, § 1; Code 1882, § 2912; Civil Code 1895, § 3759; Civil Code 1910, § 4353; Code 1933, § 20-1314.

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