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Rules



These rules are not intended to reiterate all applicable laws. Where the word "counsel" has been utilized, this will include pro se parties.

These rules are effective on January 1, 2017.


XIV. CERTIORARI

Rule 38. Petition for Writ of Certiorari.

(a) Supreme Court of Georgia.

(1) Notice of the intention to petition for a writ of certiorari must be filed with the Clerk of this Court within 10 days after the judgment or, if a motion for reconsideration is filed, within 10 days after the order ruling on that motion. See Rule 39 (a), Remittitur. Filing a motion for reconsideration is not a prerequisite for petitioning for a writ of certiorari.

(2) A petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Georgia is governed by the rules of that Court. Notice of filing a petition for writ of certiorari shall be filed in this Court on the same day the petition is filed in the Supreme Court.

(b) Supreme Court of the United States.

(1) Notice of the intention to petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States shall be filed with the Clerk of this Court within 20 days after the Supreme Court of Georgia denies a petition for a writ of certiorari to that court.

(2) A petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States is governed by the rules of that Court. Notice of filing a petition for a writ of certiorari shall be filed in this Court on the same day as the petition is filed in the Supreme Court of the United States.