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Where to Find Help

UPDATED August 15, 2009

Legal Assistance

Georgia

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Click on the first letter of the city where you are looking for legal assistance.  If your town does not have a legal office, please try a nearby location.

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Albany

Georgia Legal Services - Albany Regional Office
131 West Ogelthorpe Blvd
Albany, GA 31702
Phone: (229) 430-4261
Phone: (800) 735-4271
Web: http://www.glsp.org
Provides information on community help, the victim's rights, lawyer referrals, locating courthouses and legal advice concerning domestic violence situations.

Atlanta

Atlanta Legal Aid Society
151 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 377-5381 (Spanish speaking attorneys; leave message if there is no answer)
Phone: (404) 524-5811
Web: http://www.legalaid-ga.org
Email: pmckay_alas@yahoo.com
Helps domestic violence victims file protective orders, deal with divorce and child support, etc. Also provides services to Metro Atlanta: (Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties).

Catholic Charities
680 West Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: (404) 881-6571
Fax: Confidential Fax: (404) 885-7477
Web: http://catholiccharitiesatlanta.org/
Serving immigrants in GA with legal assistance, help for families experiencing abuse and other services.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
104 Marietta Street NW Suite 440
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 657-1956
Fax: (404) 657-1957
Web: http://www.cjcca.ga.gov
Email: victim.info@cjcc.ga.gov
Advocates victims being informed and educated about their rights and the criminal justice system and provides financial assistance to abused individuals who cannot afford it.

Georgia Legal Services - Piedmont Regional Office
104 Marietta St., Suite 240,
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 894-7707
Phone: (800) 822-5391
Web: http://www.glsp.org
Provides information on community help, victim's rights, lawyer referrals, locating courthouses and legal advice concerning domestic violence situations.

Metro Atlanta Offices
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
151 Spring Street, N. W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 524-5811
Web: http://legalaid-ga.org
Helps domestic violence victims file protective orders, deal with divorce and child support, etc. Also provides services to Metro Atlanta: (Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties).

Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia
State Bar Headquarters
104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 527-8763
Phone: (800) 334-6865
Web: http://www.gabar.org/related_organizations/pro_bono_project/

State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project
104 Marietta Street, NW
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 527-8763
Web: http://www.gabar.org/programs/pro_bono_project/

The Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVFL)
225 Peachtree St.,N.E.
Suite 1105 South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 521-0790
Web: http://www.AVLF.org

Augusta

Georgia Legal Services - Augusta Regional Office
209 7th St., Suite 400,
Augusta, GA 30901
Phone: (706) 721-2327
Phone: (800) 248-6697
Provides information on community help, victim's rights, lawyer referrals, locating courthouses and legal advice concerning domestic violence situations.

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