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Writ of Possession (Personal Property Foreclosure) Details

  • Action must be based on a security agreement or lease agreement.
  • Neither value of property or amount of debt may exceed $15,000.
  • Either defendant or property, or both, must be in Dougherty County.
  • Defendant must answer in writing in person to the Court within 7 days from the date of service.

If defendant fails to answer within 7 days, the defendant has an additional 7 days to answer, but will have to pay the court costs at the time of the answer.  The Magistrate Court, Civil Division is located at 225 Pine Avenue, Suite 309, Albany, Ga. 31701. Telephone 229-302-3700.

Updated 9/12/2019 4:40 PM
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