Wills for Heroes Committee: Training Program (10/12/20)
A training session for attorneys who want to volunteer with the YLS Wills for Heroes program. The training prepares volunteer attorneys to draft basic wills and powers of attorney for local emergency first responders, veterans, qualifying COVID-19 essential healthcare workers, and their spouses or partners. The training topics include: purpose of wills and powers of attorney, their most prominent provisions, common pitfalls in drafting these documents, and answers to questions commonly posed by Wills for Heroes clients. This training is not intended to be comprehensive and does not cover such topics as trusts and taxes, as those subjects are beyond the scope of the program. This training is geared towards attorneys with little to no estate planning experience.
Joe Busnengo, Gurney Law Group, LLC
John Festa, The Law Office of John P. Festa
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Live CBA Committee meetings and seminars will take place via Zoom webinar. You will click on "view video" and be directly connected to the meeting/seminar on Zoom. (You will not receive a Zoom link.)
Please note that audience members do not need video or audio access. Audience members are able to submit questions via the chat or Q & A features of Zoom.
Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live.