Notary and Power of Attorney Services are available on a walk-in basis during normal operating hours. Individual legal assistance is provided by appointment only. No legal advice may be given over the telephone. Please bring all pertinent documents with you when you arrive for your appointment.
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Some of the numerous matters that Legal Assistance can provide advice on are:
Family Law – Divorce and Separation, Child Custody and Visitation, Nonsupport, Paternity, Adoption
Separation Agreements - Before an individual may consult an attorney in our office related to divorce/separation, he or she MUST attend the mandatory divorce briefing. Divorce briefings occur every Tuesday at 1300 in the Legal Assistance Office.
National Child Support Guidelines This site contains a comprehensive list of state child support guidelines. It is extremely useful in determining the state-specific guidelines that courts use in the calculation of child support orders.
Estate Planning – Wills, Casualty Assistance Support, Advance Medical Directives, Powers of Attorney
Last Will and Testament Click here to print out the Fort Gordon Legal Assistance will worksheet. This worksheet may be filled out and brought to the Legal Assistance Office for preparation of a Last Will and Testament.
Real Property – Leases, House Purchases, House Sales
Personal Property – Personal Property Advice
Consumer Protection – Automobile Problems, Credit Problems, Debt Collections, Military Unique Issues, Contract Problems, Warranty Problems
Consumer Action Handbook The 2010 Consumer Action Handbook, published by the Federal Consumer Information Center (FCIC), has valuable consumer information. It has advice and consumer tips on: car repair, purchase, and leasing; shopping from home; avoiding consumer and investment fraud; home improvement and financing; choosing and using credit cards wisely; and much more.
Also includes the Consumer Assistance Directory with thousands of names, addresses, telephone numbers web site and e-mail addresses for national consumer organizations, better business bureaus, corporations, trade associations, state and local consumer protection offices, state agencies, military consumer offices, and Federal agencies
Better Business Bureau This site contains general consumer information as well as information about specific businesses and organizations. Complaints may also be registered at this siteState Bar of Georgia The consumer information section of this site contains a number of useful pamphlets on topics like auto accidents, bankruptcy, buying a home, divorce, and choosing a lawyer.
Economics – Bankruptcy, Debts, Insurance
Consolidated Credit Counseling Service In addition to providing useful consumer and credit information, this site is a link to debt counseling and budgeting assistance.
Military Issues – Line of Duty, Report of Survey, OER/NCOER, Bars to Reenlistment, Security Clearances, Reprimands, Hardship Cases
Veterans Affairs This link provides numerous forms and information on military issues ranging on many different topics.
Torts – Torts
Taxes – Income Taxes, Property Taxes
Internal Revenue Service This is a link to the IRS homepage. It contains information on Federal and State tax rates and tax forms.
Civilian Criminal – Civilian Criminal Case Advice and Referral