Probate & Estate Planning Clinic

Information for Potential Clients

How Can We Help You?

The Probate & Estate Planning Clinic provides free estate plans, including a Last Will and Testament, powers of attorney, and advance directives, to low income seniors in Tarrant County.

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Am I eligible for ​clinic assistance?

We visit three to four Tarrant County senior centers per semester. Please call (817) 212-4123 for a current list of dates and locations. We limit participation to persons who are over age 60 and residents of Tarrant County; in case of excess demand, we reserve the right to limit participation by income restriction.

When is help available?

The Probate & Estate Planning Clinic abides by an academic calendar. Our senior center visits, where we interview clients and execute documents, are typically October-November and March-April. Please call 817-212-4123 for a current list of dates and locations.

Wills and Estates ClinicWho works on my case?

Law students will give a brief presentation about the process and the documents we provide. A law student will interview you, and then draft your documents. The student will then help you correctly sign the documents. The law students are supervised at all times by qualified attorneys with many years experience in this area of law, and all documents are reviewed by a supervising attorney before signing.

How do I apply?

To apply, please complete the Probate & Estate Planning Clinic Request for Legal Services form and submit it online or call 817- 212-4123. The Probate & Estate Planning Clinic also accepts clients at senior center locations on specific dates. Clients must be able to return to the same location three to four weeks after initial appointment to sign documents. Please call 817-212-4123 for a current list of dates and locations. Please note that we do not accept applications for services through mail, nor do we accept walk-in applicants.

The ​Probate & Estate Planning Clinic is unable to assist you with the following:

We are unable to assist with estate plans that consist of trust planning, tax planning or planning for persons with special needs. We may be able to provide you with referrals to qualified attorneys to help you.