Thomas Methvin, President-elect of the Alabama State Bar, discusses the campaign to assist homeowners facing foreclosure. As chairman of the Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force for the State Bar, he talks about the two kinds of foreclosure proceedings, judicial and non-judicial. At no cost, legal aid attorneys will interview homeowners by phone and may write a letter on their behalf to the lender, or possibly help negotiate a work-out of the mortgage. The non-profit Legal Services Alabama has received a grant to employ attorneys to handle the calls.
The toll-free hotline for homeowners is 877-393-2333.