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Georgia Foreclosure

  • Foreclosure is a legal process that allows your lender to sell your house and use the money to pay back the loan.
  • Georgia is a non - judicial foreclosure state.  To foreclose, the lender only has follow special rules to notify you.
  • Foreclosure is not the same as eviction.  You cannot be evicted until after the foreclosure sale. You don’t have to leave your house until you are legally evicted.

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Find help with foreclosure problems, including help with Expenses, Housing Counseling, and Legal Help. Go to our Help With Your Foreclosure Problem page

To Seek Legal Help

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.

To apply call (404) 524-5811, Monday through Thursday from 9 am - 12 pm

Home Defense Program

(770) 648-4290

Georgia Legal Services

(404) 206-5175 or toll free 1-800-498-9469

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline

(404) 657-9915 or toll free 1-888-257-9519

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

To apply call (404) 521-0790, Monday through Thursday from 9 am - 1 pm

Court Self Help Resources

Fulton County Residents

Visit the Self Help Center at the Fulton County State & Magistrate or call (404) 613-4116

For more resources

Help With Your Foreclosure Problem page