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  • Safety Information For Domestic Violence

    These are websites and PDFs with tips on how to stay safe for you and your children. Read More

  • General Information On Domestic Violence

    These are fact sheets and other sources that provide statistics and general information on domestic violence in Georgia and across the nation and lists hotline numbers and other resources available to help victims of domestic violence. Read More

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    Governor's Office for Children and Families
  • Protective Orders

    What you need to know about Temporary Protective Orders. A temporary protective order (TPO) is a document issued by a court to help protect you from someone who is abusing, threatening or harassing you. The order will require the abuser to stay a certain distance away from you, your home and your work. The abuser will be prohibited from contacting you in person, by email, by telephone, by mail and through a third party. The court can also order the abuser to stay away from your children if the court feels the abuser poses a risk to your children. These sources will walk you through the process for getting a Temporary Protective Order from the court. Read More

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  • Housing , Economics, Unemployment, and Domestic Violence

    Did You Know? (1) A victim of family violence should not be denied housing or evicted from subsidized housing just because of family violence. (2) Georgia has several public housing and housing assistance programs. (3) Shelter groups at the l-800-33HAVEN statewide hotline number can advise you about emergency family violence shelters near you. (4) Some shelters and non-profit agencies in your area may also have transitional housing available. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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  • Georgia's Toll-Free School Safety Hotline

    Mission of Georgia's School Safety Program: To provide a safe and secure school environment conducive to learning with the cooperation of students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and the community. The Toll-free School Safety Hotline: 1-877-SAY-STOP On August 14, 1998 the Georgia Department of Education announced the arrival of Georgia's toll-free, anonymous 1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867) school safety hotline. 1-877-SAY-STOP is the nation's first state-sponsored school safety hotline and is one example of the Georgia Safety and Violence Task Force's accomplishments. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Education

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  • Stalking Information

    This document contains answers to questions many people have about stalking and the legal rights and protections you have against stalkers. Read More

Know Your Rights Articles (8)+

  • Safety Information For Domestic Violence

    These are websites and PDFs with tips on how to stay safe for you and your children. Read More

  • Protective Orders

    What you need to know about Temporary Protective Orders. A temporary protective order (TPO) is a document issued by a court to help protect you from someone who is abusing, threatening or harassing you. The order will require the abuser to stay a certain distance away from you, your home and your work. The abuser will be prohibited from contacting you in person, by email, by telephone, by mail and through a third party. The court can also order the abuser to stay away from your children if the court feels the abuser poses a risk to your children. These sources will walk you through the process for getting a Temporary Protective Order from the court. Read More

  • Stalking Information

    This document contains answers to questions many people have about stalking and the legal rights and protections you have against stalkers. Read More

  • Appalachian Circuit Family Law Information Center

    The Appalachian Family Law Information Center (AppFLIC) was developed to help residents of Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin Counties who wish to represent themselves in domestic legal matters or educate themselves about domestic issues. Content Detail

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    Appalachian Circuit Family Law Information Center
  • Fulton County Family Law Information Center - Family Law Forms

    This web site contains forms for use in family law proceedings in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia. Content Detail

  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence

    This website provides community education materials on domestic violence, referral and social services contact information, updates on legislative advocacy on domestic violence issues, news, personal stories and domestic violence links. Content Detail

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    Partnership Against Domestic Violence
  • Refugee and Immigrant Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The TAPESTRI website offers support and referral services to refugee and immigrant families suffering family violence. This website has shelter information, socail services information, immigration law referral information and educational information on family violence issues. Tapestri, The Refugee and Immigrant Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is dedicated to ending violence in the homes of refugees and immigrants, using culturally sensitive and appropriate methods. As advocates for refugee and immigrant families affected by domestic violence, we are committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to effect change in the lives of these families. Content Detail

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    TAPESTRI. Inc.
  • Southern Judicial Circuit Self-help Forms for Pro Se Parties

    The Southern Judicial Circuit covers these 5 counties in Georgia: Brooks, Colquitt, Echols, Lowndes and Thomas Counties. These self-help forms may be used in these 5 counties. The PDF forms cover family law. Content Detail

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    Southern Judicial Circuit