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What is the Georgia state law on how many days you have to move out when you are evicted?

Athens, GA |

One of my friends was evicted and the papers say he only has 6 days to move out but he is disabled and he has a guaidian looking after his diability checks every month and she is supposed to be paying house payments with that money but she isnt.

Attorney Answers 1


  1. Under Ga law you have 7 days to answer the dispossessory proceeding. You have 7 days safety net after the writ of possession issues. If you file an answer and appear in court you will get an additional 7 days. However, you can contact the lender and in return for a consent writ of possession they will sometimes grant you additional time to move out.