Welcome to the Home Page of
Foreclosure Task Force
of the Hampden County (Massachusetts) Bar Association.
This page has been
created to provide information as to where individual homeowners facing
foreclosure can obtain assistance and also to provide attorneys –
Foreclosure Task Force Volunteers and other lawyers – tutorial
information to enhance their professional skills in representing those
individuals seeking to defend against foreclosure. Click here for a brief history of our work.
For information on upcoming events - or recent updates to this site - visit our Bulletin Board
Force's mission is to:
- Recruit volunteer lawyers willing to provide pro bono and reduced fee
legal services to individuals residing in the four Western Massachusetts
Counties of Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire facing the
foreclosure of their owner occupied residences,
- Provide training and educational programs to supplement and improve the professional
skills of those undertaking the representation of homeowners whose
residences are subject to foreclosure,
- Develop a workable model for the delivery of such services and making the
availability of such services known to those in need of such
If you are a consumer in one of the four Western Massachusetts Counties of
Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire seeking help in addressing a
foreclosure issue, call the Foreclosure Hotline at (413) 322-7404.
If you are a volunteer or
an attorney seeking information relating to your representation of
individual facing foreclosure, please visit the Foreclosure Tutorial Home Page
If you are an attorney
willing to volunteer your services, click here.
If you are a volunteer
participant in the Foreclosure Task Force or a member of the Alliance,
follow this link for information on administrative and
If you are a Judge, Clerk of Court, Professor of Law or an attorney who has rendered a decision, viewed or drafted pleading or other forms that could be useful to others involved in the representation of individuals facing foreclosure, please forward copies to email@example.com for consideration for inclusion in the Foreclosure Tutorial. Submissions should not be duplicative of the information already available but should add to and supplement that which has been presented.
If you are would like more
information about the Foreclosure Task Force or the Alliance or to replicate it
elsewhere, contact the Hampden County
Bar Association by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Eugene B. Berman, J.D., at email@example.com .
If you have found this website to be helpful to you or believe others would find it useful, we encourage you to create a link on your own website and otherwise broadcast the existence of this website that is free and available to anyone.
We would like to thank and
acknowledge the many individuals and organizations
who have contributed their
skill, time an energy to making a difference in these challenging times.