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The Legal Aid Corporation of Tippecanoe County will hold an educational presentation on housing rights at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in Lafayette. Three local attorneys will be on hand for the "Legal Aid 101" presentation about landlord/tenant, foreclosures, and other housing issues.

Questions from attendees are encouraged, but presenters aren't able to give specific legal advice on individual cases. A Spanish interpreter will be on hand to assist.

Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at the free event at the Tippecanoe County Library, 627 South St., Lafayette.

The "Legal Aid 101" educational series is designed to provide legal information to prevent future legal problems. For more information, contact Legal Aid Executive Director Kenneth A. Weller at wellerk@dcwi.com or (765) 742-1068.

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