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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.

This publication contains the rules and all amendments thereto made through July 24, 2014.


XIV. CERTIORARI

Rule 38. Petition for Writ of Certiorari.

(a) Supreme Court of Georgia.

  1. Notice of intention to petition for a writ of certiorari shall be filed with the Clerk of this Court within 10 days after the judgment or, if motion for reconsideration is filed, within 10 days after the order ruling on reconsideration. Filing a motion for reconsideration is not a prerequisite for filing a petition for writ of certiorari.

  2. 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 simultaneously with the filing of the petition in the Supreme Court.

(b) Supreme Court of the United States.

  1. Notice of 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 denial of a petition for writ of certiorari by the Supreme Court of Georgia.

  2. Notice of filing a petition for a writ of certiorari shall be filed in this Court simultaneously with the filing of a petition in the Supreme Court of the United States.