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Georgia landlord and tenant breach and remedies by William J. Dawkins

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Published by Harrison Co. in Norcross, GA (P.O. Box 7500, Norcross 30091-7500) .
Written in English



  • Georgia.


  • Landlord and tenant -- Georgia.,
  • Leases -- Georgia.,
  • Eviction -- Georgia.,
  • Actions and defenses -- Georgia.,
  • Remedies (Law) -- Georgia.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William J. Dawkins.
ContributionsDawkins, William J., Dawkins, William J.
LC ClassificationsKFG117 .D37 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2599908M
LC Control Number85156592

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