HOUSTON — The Houston Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee will sponsor a “Will-A-Thon” to provide simple wills and basic medical directives, free of charge, for elderly citizens who meet the income guidelines.
To apply for assistance through the Will-A-Thon, senior citizens must call 713-228-0735 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., by April 8, 2013, to complete a screening application over the phone. To qualify, applicants must be Harris County residents 60 years of age or older and meet the Houston Volunteer Lawyers’ low-income guidelines. Those who qualify will be given an appointment to meet with a volunteer attorney on Tuesday, April 16th, at the Third Ward Multi-Purpose Center, 3611 Ennis, Suite 118. The documents will be completed on May 2, 2013 at the Third Ward Multi-Purpose Center.
The Houston Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee provides free legal services and advice to senior citizens in Harris County, as well as free handbooks on Elder Law.