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Georgia Supreme Court Addresses Presentment Requirement for Outside County Attorneys

Yesterday the Georgia Supreme Court just addressed the presentment requirement — the 12-month deadline to present a claim to a county.  The Georgia Court of Appeals had previously ruled that presentment of a claim to an county’s outside attorney is not a proper presentment.  But the Supreme Court unanimously reversed this ruling, holding that presentment to an outside attorney hired by the county is proper.

Read the case here – Croy v. Whitfield County.