Georgia

Terminating Parents' Rights

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  • Acknowledgement of Paternity: The Putative Father Registry

    This document describes briefly the Putative Father Registry and the process and legal rights and consequences of acknowledging paternity. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Child Deprivation, Domestic Violence and Visitation doc

    Powerpoint on Child Deprivation, Domestic Violence and Visitation issues. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Learn about Parents' Rights

    This presentation was developed as part of the Law and Government Education Project in the Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. In partnership with the Law School and the Center for Teaching and Learning at UGA and the Law School at Mercer University, the Institute develops resources on basic areas of Georgia and federal law. These resources are then distributed across the state in a variety of ways including the State Bar of Georgia?s Pro Bono Project website. We hope you will find this presentation to be useful and informative. Please be advised, however, that this presentation is designed to provide general information only and does not substitute for legal advice. At the conclusion of the presentation you will find a list of organizations which may be able to provide assistance to those who have legal issues relevant to the topic of this presentation. We encourage viewers to contact these organizations for help. Also, please consult the Pro Bono Project website for a list of other presentations available for viewing. Content Detail

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Emancipation of Minors

    Emancipation allows a minor to make medical, financial and housing decisions. An emancipated minor can do many things without his or her parent's consent, such as sign leases, apply for public benefits, register for school, and apply for a driver's license. Emancipation also means that the minor's parents are no longer obligated to provide financial support. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Juvenile Court Glossary of Terms

    This document contains a list of terms frequently used in juvenile court case and their definitions. Content Detail

    By:
    Cobb County Juvenile Court
  • Termination of Parents' Rights

    This document describes the basic law relating to termination of parents' rights, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español