2021 Georgia Code
Title 15 - Courts
Chapter 18 - Prosecuting Attorneys
Article 3 - Solicitors-General of State Courts
§ 15-18-62. Requirements

Universal Citation: GA Code § 15-18-62 (2021)

Except as provided in subsection (c) of Code Section 15-18-60, each solicitor-general of the state court must:

  1. Upon taking office, permanently reside within the judicial circuit containing the geographic area in which such person shall serve;
  2. Be at least 25 years of age; and
  3. Have been admitted and licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia for at least three years.

(Code 1981, §15-18-62, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 748, § 2.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1996, p. 748, § 30, not codified by the General Assembly, provides in subsection (b): "The provisions of paragraph (3) of Code Section 15-18-62, relating to the qualifications for the office of solicitor-general of a state court, shall apply to any person elected or appointed to such office after July 1, 1996. Any person holding such office on July 1, 1996, may continue to hold such office for the remainder of the term to which such person was elected or appointed notwithstanding the fact that such person has not been a member of the State Bar of Georgia for three years if such person is otherwise qualified to hold the office of solicitor-general."

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