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     If you are financially unable to afford the services of an attorney, you should contact the following organization to determine if you are eligible for their services:

                    Georgia Legal Services Program
                    131 West Oglethorpe Boulevard
                    Albany, Georgia 31701
                    (229) 430-4446  -  Phone
                    (229) 430-4434  -  Fax

    If you or someone in your family is a victim of Domestic Violence, you are urged to contact your local shelter to speak to an advocate, i.e.,  

Brooks County                                          Colquitt County 
                              Peggy Wilson                                            Blue Shaddix
                              Post Office Box 167                                 The Serenity House  
                              Quitman, Georgia  31643-0167              Post Office Box 14
                              (229) 263-9866                                       Moultrie, Georgia  31776-0014
                                                                                                (229) 782-5394  

Lowndes County                                      Thomas County
                              Diann Blalock                                           Chris Marsh
                              The Haven                                                The Halcyon Home
                              Post Office Box 5382                               Post Office Box 1838
                              Valdosta, Georgia  31603-5382              Thomasville, Georgia  31799-1838 
                              (229) 244-1765                                       (229) 226-6666