2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 7 - SURETYSHIP
ARTICLE 1 - CONTRACT OF SURETYSHIP
§ 10-7-2 - Nature of obligation of surety
. Nature of obligation of surety
The obligation of the surety is accessory to that of his principal; and, if the latter from any cause becomes extinct, the former shall cease of course, even though it is in judgment. If, however, the original contract of the principal was invalid from a disability to contract and this disability was known to the surety, he shall still be bound.
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