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Foreclosure Advocacy for Domestic Violence Survivors

February 05, 2013

Foreclosure advocacy webinar recording

On Wednesday, January 23rd, CRDVSI hosted the webinar, Foreclosure Advocacy for Domestic Violence Survivors.

The training focused on advocacy strategies to prevent foreclosure, including unique issues for survivors of domestic violence. Faculty covered the basics of foreclosure, strategies for coordinating with domestic relations and/or foreclosure attorneys, and practical tips to keep in mind when representing a survivor going through foreclosure.

The presenter for this training was Karen Tjapkes, an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Western Michigan.