Colorado Springs, CO, July 9, 2012 – The El Paso County Attorney's Office and the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will host the El Paso County Bar Association for a special edition of the Association’s free Ask A Lawyer program Wednesday, July 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This special session is for individuals who were impacted by the Waldo Canyon Fire. Residents impacted by the Waldo Canyon Fire, who have not previously registered at the Disaster Recovery Center, are asked to call 444-8300 to let them know of your interest is speaking with a lawyer.
Lawyers from the El Paso County Bar Association (EPCBA) will be available to answer questions and assist victims with topics ranging from:
• Assistance with Insurance Claims
• Counseling on housing problems, including landlord-tenant issues
• Assistance with home repair contracts
• Assisting in consumer protection matters
• Counseling on mortgage foreclosure problems
• Replacement of important legal documents (including wills)
• Drafting of powers of attorney
• Estate administration and planning
• Guardianship and conservatorships
No appointment is necessary to attend this special session of Ask A Lawyer but impacted residents who have not previously visited the DRC are asked to call 444-8300 to register in advance. No other DRC services will be available at this time. The DRC is located at 105 N. Spruce in Colorado Springs.
The EPCBA will also being offering Ask a Lawyer services Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Citadel Mall and Call-A-Lawyer Thursday, July 19 from 5-7 on KKTV’s Call for Action.
The El Paso County Bar Association is the principal professional association for attorneys in the Pikes Peak Region for over 110 years. For more information email Claire Anderson: Claire@elpasocountybar.org
Contact: Dave Rose
Public Information Officer
Phone: 520-6540 Cell: 337-9239