A new legal program is now available to Lee County residents, as well as residents of 30 other counties in southwest Georgia.
The Georgia Legal Services Program recently received funding to provide numerous services to domestic violence survivors.
Services include protective orders, family law issues and housing.
Vicky Kimbrell, Georgia Legal Services' Family Violence Project director, said these services are very important for many counties.
"In some of those counties down there, there's is not one lawyer in some of those counties. We are the only alternative, we are the only legal option that many of these victims have," said Kimbrell.A representative from the program will be in Lee County the first Monday of each month to meet with people.
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