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.

Domestic Violence

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 victims of intimate partner abuse.

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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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Evictions

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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