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Ask a Lawyer

Sacramento County Public Law Library (SCPLL) & Housing & Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) present the 2023 Ask A Lawyer Series.

All sessions will be available on zoom via registration, and held during the lunch hour, noon – 1 p.m.

The calendar, with topics, is below.


14: What tenants should look for in a lease
Designed to Educate CA Tenants
Learn How to Read the Standard Rental Contract

21: Debt & credit issues for low-& moderate income people
Learn how to access and read your credit report, improve your credit score, and deal with different types of debt.


6: Habitability 101
Learn about your right to decent housing and the laws that create that right, what options you have when your landlord fails to provide decent housing, protections from retaliation and harassment by the landlord.
Recap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=totANGuhmiw

31: Student loan debt relief
Workshop topics will include: Student Loan basics, Repayment Options for Federal Student Loans, Federal Student Loan Forgiveness, Discharging/Cancelling Federal Student Loans, and Private Student Loan debt relief. Open Q&A with HERA’s Expert Attorney.


7: Hot topics in estate planning law
Recap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qiv8NAp1gkw&t=108s

21: Legal issues in the solar panel industry
Recap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t6vm3eBguA


14: The law of pets, service animals and emotional support animals

Recap: coming soon!

26: Domestic violence series no. 1: rights of dv survivors in public & subsidized housing

Recap: coming soon!


9: Acceso al Crédito y Reparación de Crédito: 2.Access to Credit and Repair of Credit (In Spanish)
Recap: coming soon!

24: Domestic violence series no. 2: the rights of survivors to break the lease
Recap: coming soon!


14: Domestic violence series no. 3: the rights of survivors to change locks
Recap: coming soon!


5: Domestic violence series no. 4: survivors’ rights in homeownership
Recap: coming soon!

Happy New Year!

For more information, contact:


Email: inquiries@heraca.org
Phone: (510) 271-8443 ext. 300
Web: www.HERACA.org


Email: programs@saclaw.org
Phone: (916) 874-6012

Web: saclaw.org

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