2019 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 5 - Acquisition and Loss of Property
Article 7 - Prescription
§ 44-5-162. Effect of fraud on prescription

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-5-162 (2019)
  • (a) In order for fraud to prevent the possession of property from being the foundation of prescription, such fraud must be actual or positive and not merely constructive or legal.

  • (b) When actual or positive fraud prevents or deters another party from acting, prescription shall not run until such fraud is discovered.


Civil Code 1895, § 3597; Civil Code 1910, § 4177; Code 1933, § 85-414.

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