2021 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 1 - General Provisions

Cross references.

- Venue for actions regarding determination of titles to land, Ga. Const. 1983, Art. VI, Sec. II, Para. II.

Property insurance, § 33-7-6 and Ch. 32, T. 33.

State properties code, see § 50-16-30 et seq.

Law reviews.

- For article, "Georgia Title Standards," see 26 Ga. B.J. 285 (1964). For article surveying Georgia cases in the area of real property from June 1977 through May 1978, see 30 Mercer L. Rev. 167 (1978). For annual survey on law of real property, see 42 Mercer L. Rev. 389 (1990). For annual survey article on real property law, see 46 Mercer L. Rev. 401 (1994).


Individual's identity is devisable.

- Right of publicity survives the death of its owner and is inheritable and devisable. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ctr. for Social Change, Inc. v. American Heritage Prods., Inc., 694 F.2d 674 (11th Cir. 1983).



- Presumption of identity of persons from identity of name in chain of title to real property, 5 A.L.R. 428.

Right of purchaser under land contract to anticipate time of payment fixed by contract, 17 A.L.R. 866.

Right of vendee who enters under parol contract, to recover for improvements where vendor refuses to convey, 17 A.L.R. 949.

Reversal as affecting purchase of property involved in suit, pending appeal without supersedeas, 36 A.L.R. 421.

Rights as between vendor and vendee under land contract in respect of interest, 75 A.L.R. 316; 25 A.L.R.2d 951.

Action to recover for improvements made on land, taxes or interest paid, or lien discharged, by one who mistakenly believed himself the owner, 104 A.L.R. 577.

Expectation by one who improved real property of acquiring title or interest in property from a third person, who in fact had neither title nor enforceable interest as supporting claim for compensation against the true owner, 148 A.L.R. 335.

Measure and items of recovery for improvements mistakenly placed or made on land of another, 24 A.L.R.2d 11.

Marketability of title derived from or through, or affected by possible claim of, infant, 24 A.L.R.2d 1306.

Res judicata or collateral estoppel effect, in state where real property is located, of foreign decree dealing with such property, 32 A.L.R.3d 1330.

Res ipsa loquitur as to cause of or liability for real-property fires, 21 A.L.R.4th 929.

Construction and effect of "marketable record title" statutes, 31 A.L.R.4th 11.

Necessity and reasonableness of vendor's notice to vendee of requisite time of performance of real-estate sales contract after prior waiver or extension of original time of performance, 32 A.L.R.4th 8.

Specificity of description of premises as affecting enforceability of contract to convey real property - modern cases, 73 A.L.R.4th 135.

Construction and effect of provision in contract for sale of realty by which purchaser agrees to take property "as is" or in its existing condition, 8 A.L.R.5th 312.

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