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Basic Rights (3)+

  • Basic Rights of Children

    This document discusses the basic of rights of children under the law, including: This document tells you the following: (1) How long do parents owe duties to their children? (2) What kind of support must parents provide for their children? (3) What kind of protection from abuse must parents provide for their children? The document is excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Basic Rights of Parents

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

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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

Know Your Rights Articles (6)+

  • Basic Rights of Parents

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

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    Spanish / Español
  • Paternity - Establishing Fathers' Responsibilities

    Establishing paternity means that you are determining who is the father of a particular child. This document discusses common questions about paternity, such as: (1) How may the paternity of a child be established? (2) Who can start an action to establish paternity? (3) Does the mother of the child have to be a party and be notified? Read More

  • Power of Attorney for the Care of a Minor Child

    This power of attorney gives a grandparent the powers to care for a minor child, including the power to enroll the child in school, and to obtain medical care and housing for the minor child. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    TANF stands for ?Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.? If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to get the fifty dollar ($50) Monthly Subsidy Payment (MSP) or the Crisis Intervention Services Payment (CRISP). You may also be able to get other types of TANF. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • United Way of Central Georgia

    There are many services and resources that are available to you in your community. United Way 2-1-1 provides you with the information that you need and helps you find the right service for your specific need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained referral specialist who will help you locate programs and services in your area. The service is free, and provides confidential information for Central Georgians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped to serve the hearing impaired and can accommodate most language Content Detail

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    United Way
  • United Way of Northwest Georgia

    Searchable database of resources in Northwest Georgia for assistance programs helping people with disabilities, homeless, substance abuse, basic resources such as housing and food assistance Content Detail

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    United Way