Webinar: Student Loan Debt Collection and Seniors

By Michael Walters, Legal Hotline Managing Attorney, Pro Seniors, Inc., and CERA Project Specialist Ms. Z is a hotline caller who recently entered a nursing facility and who needs to apply for Medicaid. Because of a defaulted federal student loan debt (she co-signed a federally guaranteed loan for her deceased

Webinar: Let’s Get Grandpa’s House Back!

On January 21st, the National Consumer Law Center hosted a webinar about legal remedies to financial exploitation of property entitled Let’s Get Grandpa’s House Back! Presenters included: David Godfrey, Senior Attorney at the ABA Commission on Law & Aging; Lori Stiegel, Senior Attorney at the ABA Commission on Law & Aging; and, Denis

Webinar: Recognizing and Remedying Elder Financial Abuse in Medicaid Denials

By Michael Walters, Legal Hotline Managing Attorney, Pro Seniors, Inc., and CERA Project Specialist Financial exploitation problems are some of the most vexing issues facing senior legal hotlines. Worse, how to help a senior who has been victimized twice?  First, the senior was financially exploited. Now, the senior is in

Handling Debt Collection Issues on a Legal Hotline Webinar

On March 18th, CERA hosted a webinar exploring how various legal hotlines across the nation handle debt collection issues. Featured on the webinar were: TantaLisa Clayton, Utah Legal Services; Michael Walters, Pro Seniors, Cincinnati, OH; and Cheryl Feuerman, Connecticut Legal Services’ Consumer Law Project for Elders. About the webinar: A

Webinar: Handling Debt Collection Issues on a Legal Hotline

CERA is hosting a webinar on handling debt collection issues on legal hotlines on March 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register now! A significant percentage of calls to legal hotlines involve clients facing debt collection problems. Because many hotline clients are “judgment proof,” no legal issue is more amenable to