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By Jana Eschbach email Posted by Rachel Leigh email
FORT PIERCE, FL (WFLX) - If you're a homeowner or renter in need of help avoiding foreclosure, or have questions about the process and latest federal aid, St. Lucie County is hosting a free workshop for all residents with questions and concerns.
The St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners will host a Foreclosure Seminar on Friday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to provide legal advice for homeowners and renters facing foreclosure.
This public forum will take place in the Commission Chambers, 2300 Virginia Ave.
St. Lucie County's Property and Homeowners' Association Committee held a foreclosure seminar last month focusing on issues relating to homeowners' associations. The meeting on Feb. 27 will be geared toward addressing the concerns of individual homeowners and renters who are facing foreclosure.
Judge Burton Conner and Judge F. Shields McManus will explain the recent administrative order signed by Chief Judge William Roby, which requires mediation in all lawsuits filed to foreclose mortgages on owner-occupied residences along the Treasure Coast.
The list of experts scheduled to present and answer questions include: Attorney Chris Draper of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.; Attorney Colin Lloyd of Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd; Attorney Steve Navaretta of Navaretta & Navaretta Attorneys at Law; Attorney Paul Fanning, general counsel with Core Communities and Judges Conner