2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 10 - MAGISTRATE COURTS
ARTICLE 3 - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
§ 15-10-47 - Effect, recordation, execution, and enforcement of money judgments; fee for recordation
. Effect, recordation, execution, and enforcement of money judgments; fee for recordation
(a) Except where otherwise provided by law, the general laws and rules applicable to the effect, recordation, execution, and enforcement of money judgments in civil cases in the superior courts of this state shall be applicable to and govern the magistrate courts.
(b) Upon the issuance of any execution by the magistrate court, the clerk of the magistrate court shall immediately transmit a copy of the execution to the clerk of superior court of the county. The fee of the clerk of superior court for recording the execution on the general execution docket shall be charged and collected by the magistrate court contemporaneously with or prior to the issuance of the execution but not before the entry of judgment in the action; and such fee shall be transmitted by the clerk of magistrate court to the clerk of superior court together with the copy of the execution. The clerk of the superior court shall immediately enter the execution upon the general execution docket in the same manner as executions issued by the superior court, without the necessity of any action by the plaintiff in fi. fa.
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