2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 3 - NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 8 - DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
PART 1 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
§ 14-3-810 - Removal of director by court
. Removal of director by court
(a) The superior court may remove any director of the corporation from office in a proceeding commenced either by the corporation, its members holding at least 10 percent of the voting power of any class, or, in the case of a corporation described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Code Section 14-3-1302
, the Attorney General, if the court finds that:
(1) The director engaged in fraudulent or dishonest conduct, or gross abuse of authority or discretion, with respect to the corporation, or a final judgment has been entered finding that the director has violated a duty set forth in Code Section 14-3-830
, or the director has been subjected to sanction for participation in a "director's conflicting interest transaction" as defined in paragraph (2) of Code Section 14-3-860
(2) Removal is in the best interest of the corporation.
(b) The court that removes a director may bar the director from serving on the board for a period prescribed by the court.
(c) If members or the Attorney General commence a proceeding under subsection (a) of this Code section, the corporation shall be made a party defendant.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer