UGA Student Government Association

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Student Legal Services 

Student Legal Services is a new initiative in SGA this year. Working with local Athens, GA Lawyers, SGA is offering UGA students the opportunity to have one free consultation for any current legal matter.

Student Legal Services can help with any legal matters in the areas of; Consumer, family, relationship, Traffic/Automobile Accident, Criminal, Roommate, Landlord/Tenant, Mediation, Wills & Estates, Personal Injury, Name Change and other areas of law.

Everything with Student Legal Services is confidential. You should feel free to discuss with us all aspects of your legal matter. All information is protected by the attorney/client privilege.

FAQ

•Is there a cost to see the attorney?

No

•How long will it take to get an appointment?

Every effort is made to schedule appointments in a timely manner.

•What are the times that we can schedule appointments?

Currently our appointments are on Thursdays and Fridays but it can vary depending on the availability of our attorneys

•Are there certain cases that the attorney cannot handle?

Cases involving the University of Georgia

Cases involving another University of Georgia Student

Cases already being advised by another attorney

•What should I do to prepare for my appointment with the attorney?

Complete the Student Legal Services Intake From

Bring all pertinent documents (lease, traffic ticket, criminal complaint, etc.) for the attorney to review

Be prepared to provide as many facts as possible (names, dates, times, etc.)

•Is the information I discuss with the attorney protected by the attorney client privilege?

Yes everything discussed with the attorney is confidential

•Where do we meet for the appointments?

Room 147 in the Tate Student Center

•Can I have a phone consultation?

Currently we do not make appointments for phone interviews.

Schedule a Consultation

Interested in scheduling a free consultation and meeting with SGA’s Student Legal Services? Please fill out the form below and all effort will be made to schedule you an appointment as quickly as possible.

 

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