Eviction Resources for Legal Forms and Court
Authored By: Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
What to Do if You Are Sued Video
This video provides basic information about what to do if you are sued. It briefly reviews the paperwork involved in a lawsuit and the different ways a case can be resolved.
The Dispossessory Process: How to File an Answer
This resource explains what a Dispossessory Affidavit is, the legal steps that you must take if you decide to file an Answer to the Dispossessory, the appeals process, and what protections exist for tenants.
How to Answer an Eviction Warrant
This resource explains answering an eviction warrant, what defenses and counterclaims are, settlement options, and what happens at the trial and once the court has made their decision.
How to Appeal if you Lose a Dispossessory (Eviction) Case in Magistrate Court
This resource explains what happens after you have lost your eviction trial, the process of appealing the court’s decision, and the costs that could be associated with filing the appeal.
Interactive Guided Online Programs
- These programs allow you to fill in your information, walk you through your eviction situation and problems, and may help you to complete court forms.
- These guides asks a lot of questions about your housing situation. It may take about a half an hour to finish.
- To use these program, you must have Adobe Flash to see the guide: Download Adobe Flash for free.
Eviction Information Guide:
This interactive guided online program will open a new window, and gives you more options if you are having general landlord/tenant problems, such as "My landlord is charging me too much money", or "My landlord won't make repairs".
Start the online Eviction Information Guide
Quick Eviction Guide:
This interactive guided online program can be completed in this window, and will help you to create an Answer to an eviction lawsuit.
Start the online Quick Eviction Guide below: