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Free Legal Information: “Oregon Consumer Rights in Tough Times” Program (Open to Public)

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On Saturday, May 8th, the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Civil Rights Section and the Consumer Law Section and will be presenting:

“Consumer Rights in Tough Times: Foreclosures, Garnishment, Debt Collection, Credit, & Consumer Protection.”

Learn about your legal rights as a consumer during tough economic times. Topics will include:

1) Home loan modification options and what to do if you’re facing foreclosure
2) Rights of tenants in rental properties facing foreclosure
3) How to protect your public assistance check (for example, unemployment or SSI) from garnishment
4) Debt collection practices: what’s legal and what’s not?
5) Consumer scams: what to watch for
6) Credit reporting issues

DATE: Saturday, May 8th
TIME: 1:00 – 4:30pm
PLACE
: Saints Peter & Paul Episcopal Church (8147 Southeast Pine Street; Portland, Oregon 97215 (at at SE 82nd & Ash, between Burnside & Stark))
Tri-Met Line 72