Monday, March 8, 2010

Free Legal Help Offered To Emergency Officials

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, in conjunction with the Putnam County Bar Association, will be drafting free wills and other basic estate planning documents for Upper Cumberland area firefighters, police officers, paramedics/EMTs, and their spouses on March 27th, from 9 a.m. until noon in Cookeville. The event is being held in cooperation with the national Wills for Heroes Foundation. The Wills for Heroes program provides free wills and other basic estate planning documents to emergency first responders and their families. The event will be held at the Tennessee Tech University School of Nursing, at the corner of W. 7th Street and Mahler Ave., Cookeville, from 9 a.m. to noon. Those interested must sign up before March 24th. To sign up, contact attorney Rachel Moses of the Legal Aid Society at 528-7436. Attorneys interested in volunteering for the event should also contact Moses.