2022 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 11 - Civil Practice Act
Article 8 - Provisional and Final Remedies and Special Proceedings
§ 9-11-69. Execution; Discovery in Aid Thereof

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-11-69 (2022)

Process to enforce a judgment for the payment of money shall be a writ of execution unless the court directs otherwise. In aid of the judgment or execution, the judgment creditor, or his successor in interest when that interest appears of record, may do any or all of the following:

  1. Examine any person, including the judgment debtor by taking depositions or propounding interrogatories;
  2. Compel the production of documents or things; and
  3. Upon a showing of reasonable necessity, obtain permission from a court of competent jurisdiction to enter upon that part of real property belonging to or lawfully occupied by the debtor which is not used as a residence and which property is not bona fide in the lawful possession of another;

    in the manner provided in this chapter for such discovery measures prior to judgment.

History. Ga. L. 1966, p. 609, § 69; Ga. L. 1967, p. 226, § 32; Ga. L. 1987, p. 816, § 1.

U.S. Code.

For provisions of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 69, and annotations pertaining thereto, see 28 U.S.C.

Law reviews.

For survey article on trial practice and procedure for the period from June 1, 2002 to May 31, 2003, see 55 Mercer L. Rev. 439 (2003).

For note discussing discovery proceedings available to creditors, see 12 Ga. L. Rev. 814 (1978).

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