GJP serves Georgians impacted by the criminal legal system.
Please see below for more information on applying for GJP's services.
GJP provides holistic criminal defense services for cases in Fulton and DeKalb County.
Unfortunately, due to capacity, Georgia Justice Project is not able to accept every applicant as a client. You will receive a letter from GJP notifying you of whether or not we can take your case.
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Note: If the individual in need of services is currently incarcerated, a friend or family member may call on their behalf.
Contact 404.827.0027 ext. 231 or IntakeDefense@GJP.org
Georgia Justice Project assists individuals actively trying to find employment or housing, but having difficulties because of a Georgia criminal history.
Note: GJP can only assist with arrests that occurred in Georgia.
GJP may be able to assist with:
To apply for services, you will first need to sign up for and attend a First Fridays informational session. You will receive information about our intake process following this presentation.
We strongly recommend you attend this presentation before applying for our Criminal Records Program. If you are unable to attend a First Friday presentation, apply for our services by contacting our Criminal Records Intake line at 404-827-0027 ext. 238, and a member of our intake staff will send you an intake application and consent forms. If you have an updated copy of your GCIC, please send a copy with your completed application. If you do not have an updated GCIC, our intake staff will request a copy on your behalf.
For more information:
Contact 404.827.0027 ext. 238 or intake@GJP.org.
If you are on felony probation and served at least three years of your probation sentence, you may be eligible for early termination of your probation if you meet the following criteria:
* You may be able to terminate your probation early even if you still owe fines and fees, but restitution must be paid.
And remember, if you terminate probation to complete your sentence, you can vote. You can also vote even if still serving a Felony Offender Act or Conditional Discharge sentence, as long as your status isn’t revoked. See GJP.org/voting for more information.
If you meet the criteria above, follow the self-advocacy steps listed here.
What should you do if you are eligible for early termination?
If you’re having trouble with early termination of your felony probation sentence, Georgia Justice Project (GJP) may be able to help you.
GJP has provided holistic legal representation to individuals facing criminal charges in metro Atlanta for 35 years. We have recently added a program to assist with probation issues for people who cannot afford an attorney. Reach out to GJP if:
To ask about our probation services, call 404-827-0027 ext. 231 or e-mail probation@GJP.org.
Is your criminal record preventing you from getting an occupational license? Georgia Justice Project may be able to help.
Please contact GJP if:
If any of the above applies to you, contact Intake@GJP.org or call 404.827.0027 ext. 238.
You CAN VOTE in Georgia if: