Atlanta Bar Association Lawyer Referral Modest Means Program

General Contact Information

229 Peachtree Street
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303

How to Get Help

Phone Number (404) 521-0777

Apply online here:

If your application is successful, there will be a required $25 processing fee that will include up to a 30 minute consultation with the attorney. For more information, please call our main referral line at (404) 521-0777.

Phone Number (404) 521-0777

Call to speak directly with a representative of the Lawyer Referral and Information Service.

Who We Are

The Atlanta Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) sponsors the Modest Means Program. The Modest Means Program assists Georgia residents who are not financially eligible for Legal Aid, but who also do not have the resources to retain a private attorney at the standard market rate.

Who We Serve

  • Cherokee County
  • Clayton County
  • Cobb County
  • DeKalb County
  • Douglas County
  • Fayette County
  • Forsyth County
  • Fulton County
  • Gwinnett County
  • Henry County
  • Metro-Atlanta
  • Paulding County
  • Rockdale County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? YES

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Lawyer Referrals
Description of Services

Initial retainer fee of no more than $600, or billable hours of $75 an hour maximum.

Flat Fee Services: Advance Directive for Healthcare, Bundled Service (Advance Directive for Healthcare, Power of Attorney, and Simple Will), Name Change, Power of Attorney, Simple Will, Uncontested Guardianship of a Minor

Hourly Fee Cases: Bankruptcy, Child Support (modification/petition/contempt), Contested Guardianship of a Minor, Custody (original/modification), Deed Transfer, Divorce, Legitimation/ Paternity, Separate Maintenance

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