2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 13 - OFFICERS OF COURT GENERALLY
ARTICLE 1 - LIABILITY FOR OFFICIAL ACTS
§ 15-13-13 - When officer may pay money over to plaintiff; claims; distribution by court; effect on notified parties
. When officer may pay money over to plaintiff; claims; distribution by court; effect on notified parties
(a) Where money is in the hands of an officer, he may pay it over to the plaintiff by whose process it was raised, unless other claimants deposit their liens with him. Notice to retain is insufficient unless accompanied by a lien.
(b) Money raised by legal process not being subject to levy and sale, the court in making distribution shall proceed upon equitable principles.
(c) All parties intervening shall, by appropriate pleading, set forth the ground of their claim to the fund.
(d) All persons interested who are notified in writing by the sheriff or movant of the pendency of the rule shall be bound by the judgment of distribution.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer