2021 Georgia Code
Title 10 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 1 - Selling and Other Trade Practices
Article 15 - Deceptive or Unfair Practices
Part 1A - Administrative Resolution
§ 10-1-382. Collection Fees

Universal Citation: GA Code § 10-1-382 (2021)

In addition to any amount owed under a judgment rendered under Code Section 10-1-381 or 10-1-397, a delinquent party shall be responsible by operation of law for a collection fee equal to 40 percent of the amount of the judgment as if such collection fee had been included as part of the judgment. The Attorney General may contract with collection attorneys to collect all or any remaining part of such amounts due under a judgment rendered under Code Section 10-1-381 or 10-1-397. All funds collected by any such collection attorneys shall be remitted to the Attorney General for disbursement.

(Code 1981, §10-1-382, enacted by Ga. L. 1997, p. 1511, § 1; Ga. L. 2015, p. 1088, § 1/SB 148.)

The 2015 amendment, effective July 1, 2015, rewrote this Code section.

Code Commission notes.

- Pursuant to Code Section 28-9-5, in 2015, the subsection (a) designation was deleted.

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