2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 9 - Reporting Accidents; Giving Proof of Financial Responsibility
Article 2 - Reporting Accidents; Giving Security for Damages
§ 40-9-40. Check of Court Records for Pending Action or Unsatisfied Judgment; Certificate of Clerk
At the end of the expiration of one year from the date of the accident or one year from the date of the suspension under this chapter, the clerk, or the judge if there is no clerk, of any court of this state having jurisdiction over civil cases shall, upon request of an operator or owner or an authorized representative of either, check the records of such court and furnish such operator or owner or authorized representative with a certificate showing whether or not there is an action at law pending or an unsatisfied judgment on file against such operator or owner arising out of the accident which necessitated the depositing of security or on which the suspension was based. The fee for providing such certificate shall be as provided in Code Section 15-6-77 and shall be paid by the party requesting the certificate.
(Ga. L. 1951, p. 565, § 3; Ga. L. 1956, p. 543, §§ 7, 14; Code 1933, § 68C-309, enacted by Ga. L. 1977, p. 1014, § 1; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1396, § 7; Ga. L. 1991, p. 1324, § 7.)