2020 Georgia Code
Title 24 - Evidence
Chapter 3 - Parol Evidence
§ 24-3-7. Proof of Mistake in Deed or Written Contract

Universal Citation: GA Code § 24-3-7 (2020)

Parol evidence shall be admissible to prove a mistake in a deed or any other contract required by law to be in writing.

(Code 1981, §24-3-7, enacted by Ga. L. 2011, p. 99, § 2/HB 24.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 29A Am. Jur. 2d, Evidence, § 1123.

C.J.S.

- 32A C.J.S., Evidence, §§ 1205, 1232, 1233, 1254.

ALR.

- Does right of grantor to maintain a suit in equity to set aside his conveyance for cause survive to his heir, 33 A.L.R. 51.

Exception to rule of admissibility of parol evidence to show that deed absolute on its face was intended as a mortgage, 111 A.L.R. 448.

Parol evidence rule as applied to lease, 151 A.L.R. 279.

Admissibility of extrinsic evidence to identify person or persons intended to be designated by the name in which a contract is made, 80 A.L.R.2d 1137.

Application of parol evidence rule in action on contract for architect's services, 69 A.L.R.3d 1353.

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