If you are charged with a crime and cannot afford to hire an attorney, you may apply for representation by the Public Defenders Office:
Public Defender’s Office
102 S. Main Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
The Court cannot appoint attorneys to represent parties in civil matters (private disputes between two or more parties), nor may courthouse personnel recommend attorneys. Courthouse personnel are legally and ethically prohibited from giving legal advice.
You may wish to contact the local bar association in the county where you are located for an attorney referral. In Fayette County, you may contact the Fayette County Bar Association. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may wish to contact the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.
Fayette County Administration
140 Stonewall Avenue West
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214