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If you need help with a pressing legal matter, we may be able to help free of charge.

Domestic Violence

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911. For additional safety information, you may contact Georgia’s 24-hour statewide domestic violence hotline at 1-800-33-HAVEN. If you are experiencing abusive behavior and need legal assistance, you may contact our Safe Families Office at 404-612-4316, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The AVLF Domestic Violence Project’s Safe Families Office (SFO) is Georgia’s only courthouse-based attorney-staffed walk-in clinic offering legal protection and safety planning to the victims of family violence and stalking.

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Landlord / Tenant Disputes

AVLF provides free legal representation to qualified tenants in a variety of landlord/tenant disputes, including unreturned security deposits, landlords’ failure to make repairs, deplorable living conditions, and illegal evictions – for example, changing locks, cutting off utilities, putting possessions on the street.

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AVLF provides free legal representation to qualified tenants facing eviction in Fulton County.

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Unpaid Wages

AVLF provides free legal representation to eligible workers with a claim for unpaid wages against an employer.

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Probate Issues

Volunteer attorneys working with AVLF provide free 30-minute appointments at the Fulton County Courthouse to counsel individuals with questions about active probate matters.

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