Providing information and resources for self-representation

Additional resources and contacts

Posted by Sherlyn Selassie at 3:12 pm on March 17, 2016

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Gwinnett Family Violence Project

678-376-9844

FREE legal advice and/or representation for Petitioners obtaining temporary protection, modifying protective orders, and enforcing protective orders. No assistance provided for filing the petition for temporary protective order. For help or more information, call the number above and leave a message.  Someone from Gwinnett Family Violence Project will return your call and assess your eligibility for services under our income and citizenship guidelines.


Gwinnett Public Benefits Project

678-407-6469

FREE legal advice and/or representation to people appealing a decision by the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) that affects TANF, SNAP/Food Stamp, Medicaid or Childcare Assistance benefits.  For help or more information, call the number above and leave a message.  Someone from Gwinnett Legal Aid will return your call.


Hispanic Outreach Law Project

678-407-6462

FREE legal advice and/or representation for Spanish-speakers with civil legal problems. For help or more information, call the number above and leave a message in Spanish or English.  Someone from the Hispanic Outreach Project will return your call and assess your eligibility for services under our income and citizenship guidelines.

Asesoramiento legal y/o representación GRATIS para personas que hablan español con problemas legales civiles. Para obtener ayuda o más información, llame al número indicado arriba y deje un mensaje en español o inglés. Alguien del proyecto hispano le devolverá la llamada y evaluará su elegibilidad para los servicios según nuestras pautas de ingresos y ciudadanía.


Legal Aid in the Law Library

FREE weekly general information sessions and individual legal consultations by Legal Aid attorneys and volunteers. Registration is required. Click here for more details.


On-site Clinics

Consumer Law Clinic

Are you being sued for a debt?  Are your wages being garnished? Do you have problems with a landlord?  Do you need to file a small claims suit? Do you have a court date coming up?

2nd Thursday of each month

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center (Breezeway) 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA

No appointment necessary.

First come, first served. Last client accepted at 4:00 PM.

Please do not bring children with you to the clinic. The Clinic does not provide childcare and children cannot be left without adult supervision.

Probate Clinic

Free consultations with local probate attorneys to answer questions regarding wills, estates, probates, administrations, guardianships, conservatorship, and more….

1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center (Breezeway) 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA

Online Registration Required

Please do not bring children with you to the clinic. The Clinic does not provide childcare and children cannot be left without adult supervision.

REGISTER HERE


LEGAL AID OFFICES AND HOTLINES

Gwinnett County

324 W. Pike St., Suite 200, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

678-376-4545

Cobb County

30 S. Park Square, Marietta, GA 30090

770-528-2565

DeKalb County

246 Sycamore St., Suite 120, Decatur, GA 30030

404-377-0701

Clayton and South Fulton Counties

777 Cleveland Ave., Suite 410, Atlanta, GA 30315

404-669-0233

Fulton County

54 Ellis St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

404-524-5811

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline

Statewide assistance for Georgia residents age 60 and older. 

1-888-257-9519

Home Defense Project

Home equity scams, home purchase scams, predatory mortgage lending, wrongful denial of mortgage refinancing

404-377-0701

Gwinnett Legal Aid/Gwinnett Pro Bono Project

Free legal advice or representation to low income individuals

678-376-4545

 

TTD/TTY Users

Georgia Relay Center

1-800-255-0135

OTHER CONTACTS


Homer M. Stark Law Library

A place to research your legal issue

770-822-8577


Gwinnett County Clerk’s Office

770-822-8100


Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department

770-822-8200