Housing and Foreclosure
Asking the right questions in the right way can start your attorney-client relationship off on the right note and prevent unnecessary frustration. This skill is especially important when working with pro bono clients who have had limited experience with the legal system or face other barriers.
Eviction defense is one of the most requested legal services by legal aid clients. Learn about the basics of housing law, and how you can help. Topics include: Eviction defense, post-foreclosure protections for tenants, subsidized housing, and rent-controlled tenancies. If you are interested in helping our clients and would like to take this informative online class, please contact Claudia Magnan at (860) 852-1252 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A landlord’s refusal to return a security deposit can be devastating to a low income client.
Many legal aid clients deal with landlord/tenant issues every day. Some clients don’t think they have any rights, while others believe they have more rights than they actually do. This class will explain the rights and responsibilities of tenants and their landlords. If you are interested in helping our clients through the Call4Law project and would like to take this informative online class, please contact Claudia Magnan at (860) 852-1252 or email@example.com.
This online class has everything an attorney needs to learn about our Call4Law project and working with legal aid. Call4Law is an exciting project for lawyers who want to do pro bono work for low income people, but don’t believe they have the time. All it takes to volunteer with Call4Law is an hour or two a month! Lawyers agree to make calls to pre-screened clients to analyze their problems and give advice on how the client can handle the problem pro se.
By: New Haven County Bar Association Pro Bono Committee
Introduction: Fee Waivers