2019 Georgia Code
Title 17 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 4 - Arrest of Persons
Article 3 - Warrants for Arrest
§ 17-4-45. Form of affidavit for arrest warrant

Universal Citation: GA Code § 17-4-45 (2019)

An affidavit for an arrest warrant substantially complying with the following form shall in all cases be sufficient:

Georgia, County.

Personally came (name of affiant), who on oath says that, to the best of

his knowledge and belief, (name of person against whom the warrant is

sought) did, on the day of , , in the county aforesaid,

commit the offense of (insert here all information describing offense as

required by Code Section 17-4-41) and this affiant makes this affidavit

that a warrant may issue for his arrest.

(Signature of the affiant)

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this day of , .

Judicial officer


Orig. Code 1863, § 4596; Code 1868, § 4618; Code 1873, § 4715; Code 1882, § 4715; Penal Code 1895, § 884; Penal Code 1910, § 905; Code 1933, § 27-104; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 17; Ga. L. 1999, p. 81, § 17.

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