2019 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 8 - Offenses Involving Theft
Article 5 - Residential Mortgage Fraud
§ 16-8-103. Venue

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-8-103 (2019)
  • For the purpose of venue under this article, any violation of this article shall be considered to have been committed:
    • (1) In the county in which the residential property for which a mortgage loan is being sought is located;

    • (2) In any county in which any act was performed in furtherance of the violation;

    • (3) In any county in which any person alleged to have violated this article had control or possession of any proceeds of the violation;

    • (4) If a closing occurred, in any county in which the closing occurred; or

    • (5) In any county in which a document containing a deliberate misstatement, misrepresentation, or omission is filed with the official registrar of deeds.


Code 1981, § 16-8-103, enacted by Ga. L. 2005, p. 848, § 2/SB 100.

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