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CLE Planned to Prepare Volunteers to Assist with the the Seniors Referral Project

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: PREPARING SIMPLE WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY, AND ADVANCE DIRECTIVES

Thursday, September 26, 2019
9:30 AM–12:15 PM
Office of the Ohio Attorney General, 150 E. Gay Street, Columbus, OH
Application has been made to the Supreme Court of Ohio for 2.50 CLE Credits, including .5 hours of professional conduct (designated with *)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This program is designed to assist volunteer attorneys and paralegals who are participating in the Seniors Referral Project, which matches low-income seniors seeking estate planning and advance directives help with pro bono lawyers from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General and private sector. Attorneys and paralegals help low-income seniors with their basic estate planning documents, including simple wills, health care powers of attorney, living wills, organ donor registry, declaration of funeral arrangements, and financial powers of attorney. The training will conclude with a 30 minute discussion of the importance of pro bono service and access to justice, including feedback from current volunteers.

AGENDA
9:30-10:00—Probate Avoidance
10:00-10:30—Preparing a Simple Will
10:30-10:45—Break
10:45-11:15-—Advance Directives
11:15-11:45—Practical Considerations and Referral Procedures
11:45-12:15*—Access to Justice, the Importance of Pro Bono Service, Current Volunteer Input

REGISTRATION
This training is free to any attorney currently participating in (or committed to participate in) a LASC or SEOLS Pro Bono Project. All others should submit a $110.00 fee.
To register, please complete an online form:

Unless a hard copy is specifically requested, materials will be e-mailed to participants in advance of the training. Thank you for helping us save resources!

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