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An Introductory Course on Wills and Advance Directives

Friday April 26

  • By: Archdiocesan Legal Network, Legal Counsel for the Elderly, Columbus Community Legal Services
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    D.C. Bar Conference Center
    1101 K Street, NW
    Washington , DC
  • Contact:
    Shannon Redd
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program
    202-737-4700 ext 3293
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This course focuses on how wills and advance directives are to be properly drafted in the District of Columbia. Specific topics include:

• Wills: Drafting tips, interviewing techniques, and client capacity issues;
• Durable Power of Attorney: Uses, cautions, and drafting clauses;
• Healthcare Power of Attorney: D.C. Health Care Decisions Act, "extraordinary measures", life sustaining treatment, etc.; and
• Living Will: D.C. Natural Death Act and the statutory form.

This program is appropriate for attorneys and attorney/paralegal teams (paralegals must attend with an attorney).

To register for this training, please click here.

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