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Wills for Heroes Event (Cumberland County)

Saturday June 10

  • By: Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Ballard Spahr LLP, PBA Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
  • Time: 11:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Pennsylvania Bar Institute
    5080 Ritter Rd.
    Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Contact:
    Gabriele Miller-Wagner
    Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
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  • Source: Pennsylvania

Wills for Heroes - PennsylvaniaWills for Heroes provides free basic estate planning documents to first responders and military veterans in Pennsylvania. Wills for Heroes provides police, fire, emergency medical personnel, other first responders and military veterans - those on the frontlines for our personal safety - the tools they need to prepare adequately for the future. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations.

Lawyer volunteers at these events use laptop computers loaded with a software program designed specifically for Wills for Heroes. Using this technology allows lawyers from all specialties to participate in the program.

During the events, each participant meets with a volunteer who inputs information from the questionnaire into the software. A lawyer volunteer reviews the draft estate planning documents with the first responder to make sure he or she understands and agrees to the plan. The documents are then finalized, signed, witnessed and notarized at the event so they are effective immediately.

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP and the PBA Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, volunteer lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes Program for all active and retired Pennsylvania First Responders and their spouses/partners as well as Pennsylvania military veterans on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The event will be held at the the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 5080 Ritter Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 beginning at 11am

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Gabriele Miller-Wagner at or Hannah Suhr, Esq at For more information on the program, visit the Wills for Heroes Foundation at

For more information about Wills for Heroes and its Pennsylvania programs and to register as a volunteer, visit or call the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division at 800-932-0311.

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