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Bar News - December 14, 2012


Gearing Up for Foreclosure Aid

Over the next few months, details will emerge about legal services offered to NH citizens to help prevent unnecessary foreclosures.

NH Legal Assistance, Legal Advice & Referral Center, and the NH Bar’s Pro Bono and Lawyer Referral Service are adding programs to assist struggling home-owners in New Hampshire. These capacity-building efforts are being funded ($1.27 million in the first year, renewable for up to two more years if needed) by a portion of the proceeds from a national settlement against the country’s five largest mortgage loan services. The NH Attorney General’s office has set aside a portion of New Hampshire’s share to provide foreclosure prevention and assistance to any homeowner in NH struggling with foreclosure issues.

The legal services providers are working closely with the NH Housing Finance Authority, which will be providing intake services and specialized counseling. The housing counselors will be trained to direct homeowners who could potentially benefit from legal assistance to the legal services providers.

The NH Bar’s programming will include attorney training on foreclosure prevention, training for counselors on how to identify legal issues, as well as information programs and a number of clinics held around the state to provide information and initial advice to homeowners at any income level.

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