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Free Health Care Directives and Wills

Posted on February 18, 2013

Do you have a health care directive (f/k/a Living Will)? Do you need a will?

Health Care Directives
The Elder Law class (Para 416), as part of an academic service-learning project, is offering to draft health care directives. This service is offered FREE to MSUM faculty and staff but is limited to 12 individuals (and spouse/partner). You must be:

-A Minnesota resident
-Available to meet at the CMU (Comstock Room 101) with a student on April 18, April 30 and May 7 at 9 a.m.

The meetings will be one hour long.

All of the work will be done by students and will be supervised by a licensed attorney. You will take away a professionally done health care directive that you can sign on May 7.

Enrollment is limited. Please contact Deborah Kukowski at deborah.kukowski@mnstate.edu to register for a health care directive.

As an expanded offering, another paralegal class is offering to draft a free will.

Wills
The Probate and Estate Planning class (Para 405), students will be preparing free wills as a service-learning project. In order to be an eligible candidate for this project, you must meet the following criteria:

-Be a Minnesota resident
-Be single or married
-Cannot have any dependents
-The total value of all property (including retirement plans and death benefits from life insurance) cannot exceed $500,000.00
-Must be willing to submit a signed confidential financial statement to Professor Jean Hannig for pre-screening

You must be willing to attend all scheduled meetings in CMU 227.

April 18, 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
April 24, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. review your wishes and goals for the will
May 6, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. your document will be reviewed and signed

All of the work will be done by students and will be supervised by a licensed attorney.
Enrollment is limited. Please contact Jean Hannig at hannig@mnstate.edu to be pre-screened.

 


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