Welcome to the training course for the Alberta Debtor Support Project.
1. LESA Seminar: Insolvency Basics
2. LESA Seminar: Advising the Insolvent Client
3. Credit Counseling Agencies and Orderly Payment of Debts
4. Student Loan Debt
5. CPLEA: Bankruptcy - Frequently Asked Questions
Once you have finished the readings there is a video highlighting some of the issues that will most likely arise when meeting with debtors. Following the video is a list of Resources that you can share with debtors.
This module will cover foreclosure issues. It should take you approximately an hour and a half to complete. It includes the following reading materials:
- Pro Bono Law Alberta Foreclosure Cheat Sheet
- LESA Seminar: Acting for the Defendant
- A Chart from a LESA Seminar showing when there is personal liability on a mortgage
Once you have finished the readings there is a video highlighting some of the issues that will most likely arise when meeting with mortgagors in default. Following the video are some scenarios where you can test what you have learned.
At the end is a list of Resources for the Lawyer with further information. There is also a list of Resources for the Debtor with information links that you can share with the mortgagor.
This module will take about an hour and a half to complete. It is designed to give you the information you need to deal with questions about various kinds of debt. Debtors will seek help with issues from wanting to negotiate with their creditors, to the remedies for car loans/leases, to dealing with a garnishee to considering bankruptcy. Insolvency and mortgage loans are covered in separate modules.
This module starts with an overview of certain issues, followed with excerpts from a LESA seminar that provide greater detail on some issues. Next is a video with slides that will highlight the kinds of situations you can expect. The module ends with a list of Resources for Lawyers and Resources for Debtors. The former contains links to relevant information and legislation. The latter contains links that you can forward to a debtor.