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Consumer

Buying A Used Car

Garnishment  -- A YouTube Video

Home Purchase Fraud

How to Use the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Letter

If You Are Sued About a Debt -- A YouTube Video

Is Bankruptcy Right for You? 

Predatory Mortgage Lending Abuses

Questions about Family Consumer Debt Problems

The Reaffirmation Project Debtor Information Packet

Tech Savvy Teens: Choosing Who Gets to See Your Info

Children and Education

Adopting a Child (Answers to Common Questions)

Adoption of Special Needs Children

Calculating Child Support

Educational Rights and Responsibilities

Emancipation of Minors

Enforcing Child Support

FAQs on Georgia's 2007 Child Support Law

The Georgia Child Support Law

Legal Rights In Educating A Special Needs Child In Georgia

Modification of a Court Order in a Family Law Case

Paternity - Establishing Fathers' Responsibilities

What Schools Must Do to Help Displaced Kids

Courts

How Courts Work in Civil Cases

How to Sue in Magistrate Court

Modification of a Court Order in a Family Law Case

Criminal Law

Domestic Violence and Protective Orders (Answers to Common Questions)

How to Get a Temporary Protective Order

Stalking (Answers to Common Questions)

Disability

Basics of Medicaid

Legal Rights In Educating A Special Needs Child In Georgia

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

What is Elder Abuse?

Employment

Garnishment -- A YouTube Video

What to Do If You Lose Your Job 

Family Law

Acknowledgement of Paternity: The Putative Father Registry

Adopting a Child (Answers to Common Questions)

Adoption of Special Needs Children

Appointment of Guardians for Children under Georgia Law

Calculating Child Support

Changing Names

Child Custody and Visitation (Answers to Common Questions)

Defenses to A Divorce

Divorce (Answers to Common Questions)

Enforcing Child Support

The Facts About Financial Powers of Attorney

FAQs on Georgia's New Child Support Law

Georgia Child Support Law

Grandparent Visitation

How to Get a Divorce

Kinship Care: Legal Relationships and Public Benefits Guide

Legitimation

Marriage

Modification of a Court Order in a Family Law Case

Paternity - Establishing Fathers' Responsibilities 

Health

The Facts About Financial Powers of Attorney

Basics of Medicaid

Medicare Premiums Assistance

Housing

Basics of Public Housing

Common Questions about Home Loans, Mortgages and Predatory Lending

Georgia Foreclosure Law

Grievance Procedure for Public Housing Tenant

History of Predatory Lending

Home Purchase Fraud

Home Purchase Traps: Problems to Avoid When You Buy a Home

Home Repairs - How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off

Housing Codes

How to Answer An Eviction Warrant

Life Skills for Homeowners and Renters

Predatory Mortgage Lending Abuses

Rent and Deposit Assistance Agencies for Atlanta and Fulton County

Tenants' Rights

Tenants at Foreclosure Act

Tips for Homeowners in Default or Facing Foreclosure

Nursing Homes and Personal Care Homes

Assessment & Care Planning in Nursing Homes

Care Requirements in Nursing Homes

Choosing a Nursing Home

Choosing a Personal Care Home

Family Councils in Nursing Homes

Food & Nutrition Issues in Nursing Homes

Hospital Discharge Planning

Hot Weather Concerns for Nursing Home Residents

How to Contact Nursing Home Owners About Problems

Involuntary Transfer & Discharges from Nursing Homes

Nurse Aid Training Requirements

Participating in the Survey Process

Physical Restraint Guidelines for Nursing Homes

Readmission to a Nursing Home from the Hospital

Resident Councils in Nursing Homes

Residents' Bill of Rights

Room & Roommate Changes

Searching the Web for Nursing Home Surveys

Sexuality in the Nursing Home

Smoking Rights & Responsibilities

Solving Problems in Nursing Homes

Theft and Loss Problems in Nursing Homes

Trust Funds

Your Right to Care Without Discrimination

Public Benefits

Basics of Medicaid

Medicare Premiums Assistance

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

What is Elder Abuse?

Senior Citizens 60+

Basics of Medicaid

The Facts About Financial Powers of Attorney

Medicare Premiums Assistance

Veterans' Survivors' Benefits

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

What is Elder Abuse?

OTHER SELF-HELP INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET

AgeWise Connection’s online Benefits Navigation Center  Information and resources relating to insurance, Medicare benefits and managing personal health information.  The online Benefits Navigation Center, a program of the Atlanta Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, provides:

Help in navigating the Medicare system;
Information on prescription assistance programs;
Long-term care resources;
Resources about health conditions;
Tools to help as you move from one care setting to another.
 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  [Formerly the "Health Care Financing Administration."]  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and with the Health Resources and Services Administration, CMS runs the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). 

Family Law Information Center  (Fulton)  The Family Law Information Center was developed to assist individuals who wish to represent themselves in family matters or wish to educate themselves about family law issues.  FLIC is a part of the Fulton County Superior Court Family Division pilot project.  This site has several forms.  When using these forms, remember that you must file your petition with and follow the guidelines of the county that has jurisdiction over your legal matter.

Georgia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program This site has information about the laws and regulations concerning nursing homes and personal care homes.

Georgia Legal Aid  Georgia's web site guide to free legal information and legal services includes educational materials, sample forms, and information about the courts, community resources and free and low-cost legal aid programs to help you with your legal problem.

National Veterans Legal Services Program  This site has information about veteran's benefits, and issues such as Gulf War Syndrome and Agent Orange, plus links to many other veterans' sites.

Social Security Administration  This official site has both information and forms.

State Bar of Georgia Consumer Pamphlets

 

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