2020 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 4 - Declaratory Judgments
§ 9-4-8. When Court May Refuse Declaratory Judgment

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-4-8 (2020)

The court may refuse to render or enter a declaratory judgment or decree where the judgment or decree, if rendered or entered, would not terminate the uncertainty or controversy giving rise to the proceeding.

(Ga. L. 1945, p. 137, § 9.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 22A Am. Jur. 2d, Declaratory Judgments, § 7.


- 26 C.J.S., Declaratory Judgments, § 11 et seq.


- Uniform Declaratory Judgments Act (U.L.A.) § 6.


- Declaration of rights or declaratory judgments, 12 A.L.R. 52; 19 A.L.R. 1124; 50 A.L.R. 42; 68 A.L.R. 110; 87 A.L.R. 1205; 114 A.L.R. 1361; 142 A.L.R. 8.

Doctrine of in pari delicto as applicable to suits for declaratory relief, 141 A.L.R. 1427.

Extent to which principles of res judicata are applicable to judgments in actions for declaratory relief, 10 A.L.R.2d 782.

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