2019 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 5 - Libel and Slander
§ 51-5-8. Absolute privilege of allegations in pleadings

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-5-8 (2019)

All charges, allegations, and averments contained in regular pleadings filed in a court of competent jurisdiction, which are pertinent and material to the relief sought, whether legally sufficient to obtain it or not, are privileged. However false and malicious such charges, allegations, and averments may be, they shall not be deemed libelous.

History:

Civil Code 1895, § 3842; Civil Code 1910, § 4438; Code 1933, § 105-711.

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