The association is hosting a "Wills for Heroes" event, where police, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, other first responders, military veterans and their spouses or significant others can receive pro bono advice on how to set up a will, living will and other estate planning documents.
The program started after a
Participants complete a questionnaire before meeting with an attorney, who uses a software program to create a will, living will, or powers of attorney documents. After about an hour, they leave with notarized legal documents containing information about some of life's most important decisions.
The idea is to lay out a plan for those decisions in advance of a stressful end-of-life situation. A will sets out how a client's property will be distributed and who will oversee their estate. A living will includes instructions about health care and whether to allow doctors to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining procedures in a coma, or persistent vegetative state.
Applicants must register online ahead of the event for an appointment. To register, visit www.pabar.org/wfh and look for the event at
Volunteers can only help applicants if the estimated value of their estate is less than
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Wills for Heroes event.
WHEN: Begins at
DETAILS: Applicants must register online ahead of the event for an appointment. To register, visit www.pabar.org/wfh and look for the event at
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