What is Wills for Heroes?
Legal Aid Service of Collier County launched the Wills for Heroes Project (‘WFH’) in Collier County in 2012 in collaboration with private pro bono attorneys in Collier County including local members of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Collier County Bar Association. The purpose of WFH is to honor and thank our local Veterans, Police Officers, Firefighters, and First Responders for their service to our country and community by providing them with free basic Wills and related estate planning documents.
Who is eligible for Wills for Heroes?
Collier County residents who are active or retired:
- Police officers
- First Responders
- Veterans of the United States Military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard)
- Spouses of heroes (including widows or widowers)
FAQ’s for Heroes
When is Wills for Heroes taking place this year?
Pre-registered heroes will be served on Saturday, December 2, 2023.
How do I sign up?
Collier County heroes and spouses can pre-register for Wills for Heroes by filling out and submitting the registration information form on this page. The deadline to pre-register is Wednesday, November 20, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.
Do I have to do anything besides registration before the event?
YES. After registering, download the attached intake questions form and complete it, and email it back to Legal Aid. This information is used by the pro bono attorneys to create a first draft of the Will and basic estate planning documents to review with you at the event.
Are ’walk-ups’ allowed for heroes who have not pre-registered on the day of the event?
How can I learn more about Wills for Heroes?
An FAQ form can be accessed and downloaded from this event page which contains a great deal of useful information about the event and the process. You can also email us at [email protected].