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A Tiny Mishap Spirals Out of Control

A story from an Atlanta Legal Aid senior attorney, Mara Block. When my son discovered standing water in our basement a few months ago, the first thing that I thought of (after the initial shock and panic) was my clients.…

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Divorce, Bankruptcy, and a Hidden Pension

  Andrea Landers, an attorney in the Gwinnett Legal Aid office, recently represented Tracy Caldwell, a woman whose ex-husband had hidden his valuable pension during their divorce proceedings and in his subsequent bankruptcy. Tracy had proof of her ex-husband's pension…

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Every Step of the Way

When Toni was just five years old, she was removed from her home and placed into foster care. An adult family member had been abusing Toni, and the state terminated her mother and father’s parental rights. Toni then spent the…

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A Case Study: Enhanced Services Project

In 2015, we received a Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant from Legal Services Corporation to launch our Enhanced Services Project (ESP) to follow up with our limited service cases. The Enhanced Services Project trains volunteer attorneys to perform vital follow up work…

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Run for Justice 2017

Our 27th Annual Run for Justice was a huge success! Over 850 runners enjoyed a beautiful 5K course on a crisp autumn day in Oakhurst. This last great outdoor event before the holidays benefits our general operating fund. Thank you…

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Our Stories – Miss Allen

Miss Allen purchased a car that she was assured was reliable. The car broke down on the second day of ownership, but with the help of Legal Aid attorney Cari Hipp, Miss Allen got justice.

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Pro Bono Awards Breakfast

Congratulations to all of our award winners! Our volunteers help us serve more clients in our Metro Atlanta community, and we are very grateful for their service. Check out our Pro Bono Awards Breakfast album here for more photos!

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Our Stories – Meet the Stricklands

Erik Heath worked with the Stricklands to get their money back and to change the garnishments laws in Georgia, so that what happened to the Stricklands doesn’t happen to anyone else in our state!

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