2022 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 5 - Divorce
§ 19-5-11. Use of Confession as Evidence; Corroboration

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-5-11 (2022)

The confessions of a party to acts of adultery or cruel treatment shall be received with great caution; if unsupported by corroborating circumstances and if made with a view to be evidence in the case, such confessions shall not be deemed sufficient to grant a divorce.

History. Orig. Code 1863, § 1674; Code 1868, § 1715; Code 1873, § 1716; Code 1882, § 1716; Civil Code 1895, § 2430; Civil Code 1910, § 2949; Code 1933, § 30-110.

Cross references.

Criminal penalty for adultery, § 16-6-19 .

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