GeorgiaLegalAid.org is a self-help legal website run by the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, the Georgia Legal Services Program, and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project. This website was created with funds from Legal Services Corporation. Georgia has two organizations that provide legal advice and support to grandparents and other caregivers: the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and the Georgia Legal Services Program. The Atlanta Legal Aid Society serves the five major metropolitan districts of Atlanta (Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, Cobb, and Gwinnett). The Georgia Legal Services Program serves all other counties. Your rights if you have a legal problem with money or debt The Military Legal Assistance Program, co-funded by the Georgia Legal Services Program and the Georgia State Bar, supports military members and veterans by connecting them with members of the State Bar Association who are willing to offer free or discounted legal services. We celebrate achievement and excellence by honouring lawyers who, through their unwavering commitment to the profession, have left an indelible impression on the legal community in Georgia and beyond. Their generous support helps provide high-quality legal services to thousands of Georgians in need every year. The program assists veterans with service-related disability issues and military members with civil, non-criminal legal needs.

Individuals eligible for the program include: (1) military personnel, including Reservists and members of the National Guard, at the E-5 rank or below; (2) any member of the service with problems related to the benefit; (3) retired military members and 100% disabled veterans who are in financial difficulty (financial hardship is presumed if the Veteran`s income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty line); and (4) veterans seeking assistance with a service-related disability or other VA benefits. We provide free civil law services to low-income or elderly Georgian residents in a variety of legal matters. Military personnel and veterans often have legal needs in their personal lives and specific to their military service. They also face financial and other civilian issues arising from the sacrifices made in military life. Depending on the ability, clients are connected to a lawyer in their geographic area who has expertise in their area of need. To access legal services related to parentage issues, contact Kinship CareLine. Kinship CareLine can provide the necessary referral to the Georgia Legal Services Program or the Atlanta Legal Aid Society for advice or representation. Help low-income people meet their basic needs by removing barriers to justice through civil legal aid. Grandparents raising their grandchildren often face legal issues related to custody, adoption, public benefits, education, and other issues. You may be eligible for free or low-cost civil legal aid through a legal or pro bono aid program.

If you have a legal problem in Georgia, visit www.GeorgiaLegalAid.org for a full directory of civil legal aid programs. If you don`t live in Georgia and need free or low-cost legal assistance, visit www.Lawhelp.org. We believe that all Georgians have the right to quality legal representation. Are you in it? Sign up to offer your expertise. Note: Many companies advertise “legal aid” on the Internet. You should always ask questions to make sure you are seeking services from a program that offers free legal aid. Your Rights Under U.S. and Georgian Civil Rights Laws Do you have a question about the event? Visit our frequently asked questions page or contact us! Your rights in marriage or other relationships, with children and in situations of domestic violence Your rights and benefits as a member of the military or veteran Your rights as a tenant, landlord or person looking for housing Click here to download the Military Legal Assistance Program application. For women living in poverty, the prospect of leaving a domestic violence situation can be daunting. For mothers, the barriers to departure can be even greater.

Women who attempt to leave abusive homes are exposed to financial manipulation in addition to physical violence. They also fear for the safety of their children and are with the stability of housing and. Georgia Legal Services Program Statement on Racial Justice We help low-income people navigate the complexities of the justice system during the most vulnerable times in their lives. Your rights as an immigrant or person applying for citizenship in the United States Your rights in case of health problems and certain health services in Georgia Please leave a message on the CareLine voicemail system and a host will call you back within two business days. Start here to learn more about foreclosure, eviction, money and debt, public benefits or victims` rights. We count on the generous support of private donors like you to accomplish our mission. Your right to claim public benefits and appeal benefit decisions. Your rights as a student, employee, former employee, or person seeking employment in Georgia Given the impact of Covid-19 on people of color, including one of our colleagues and others close to us, and the murder of another young man of color, Ahmaud Arbery, we are joining forces to take a stand.

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