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  • Pauper's Affidavit (Request to File without Paying Fees)

    The Pauper's Affidavit, also known as a "pauperis" affidavit, can be filed by very low-income persons to avoid paying filing fees to the court. Usually the judge will review the affidavit and make a decision about whether you have to pay fees or not. If you file this affidavit, you must be ready to respond to the judge about your income. Read More

    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Temporary Health Care Placement Decisionmakers: when you need to move from hospital to nursing home

    When someone is unable to consent to his or her own admission to or discharge from a health care facility, it may be necessary for him or her to have someone else decide. This law covers that. Read More

    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • The Facts About Financial Powers of Attorney

    Learn what you need to know about advance directives. Read More

  • 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

    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

    United Way
  • What if I'm Already the Trustee of a Qualified Income Trust, What Do I Do Every Month?

    If you have already been named Trustee of a QIT, it is most important that you manage the money properly. This is a list of tips on how to do well and information on what happens if you don't. Read More

  • What is Elder Abuse?

    This brochure is aimed at providing information and resources for victims of elder abuse as well as defining laws pertaining to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Read More