Ga. Code § 17-8-24

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapter 353
Section 17-8-24 - Absence or illness of counsel as grounds for granting continuance

The illness or absence, from providential cause, of counsel where there is but one, or of the leading counsel where there are more than one, shall be a sufficient ground for continuance, provided that the party making the application will swear that he cannot go safely to trial without the services of the absent counsel, that he expects his services at the next term, and that the application is not made for delay only.

OCGA § 17-8-24