2019 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 9 - Injuries to Real Estate
§ 51-9-5. Effect of holding title when possession claimed by two persons

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-9-5 (2019)

If two persons claim to have actual possession of the same land, the person having legal title shall be deemed to be in possession and the other person shall be considered a trespasser.

History:

Orig. Code 1863, § 2959; Code 1868, § 2966; Code 1873, § 3017; Code 1882, § 3017; Civil Code 1895, § 3878; Civil Code 1910, § 4474; Code 1933, § 105-1405.

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