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Georgia Code Title 24. Evidence § 24-10-1004

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The original shall not be required and other evidence of the contents of a writing, recording, or photograph shall be admissible if:

(1) All originals are lost or have been destroyed, unless the proponent lost or destroyed them in bad faith;

(2) No original can be obtained by any available judicial process or procedure;

(3) At a time when an original was under the control of the party against whom offered, that party was put on notice, by the pleadings or otherwise, that the contents would be a subject of proof at the hearing, and that party does not produce the original at the hearing;  or

(4) The writing, recording, or photograph is not closely related to a controlling issue.

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