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March 17, 2014

Registration Open: “Meeting the Legal Needs of Clients Facing Serious Illness Through Pro Bono”

Webinar: Meeting the Legal Needs of Clients Facing Serious Illness Through Pro Bono — Part 2: Relief from Creditors

April 23, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

(Attending Part 1 is not a prerequisite to registration. 1.5 hours MCLE credit pending)

This webinar session is a “nuts and bolts” presentation covering common issues and the substantive law on relief from creditors as it applies to the representation of individuals dealing with severe health needs. The presentation will cover the following topics:

a. Issue spotting. What are the broader areas of law that would be implicated for a person facing a severe health issue?

b. Litigation. A discussion of coverage, remedies, and common violations of the Fair Debt Collection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Communication Protection Act, and other laws.

c. Review of Hospital Billing Practices (including indigent care rules)

d. Relief strategies that pro bono lawyers can use to provide fairly instant relief for their clients from creditors and third party collectors.

Presenter: Dale W. Pittman, The Law Office of Dale W. Pittman, P.C., Petersburg, VA
By registering for this free CLE program, attendees agree to accept a pro bono referral from a recognized pro bono legal services program.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Updated: Mar 17, 2014