The West University Library is kicking off an eight-month-long series of sessions on everyday, practical seniors legal topics this week — many of special interest to seniors and caregivers — presented by the Harris County Attorney’s Office.
The first program will be offered Wednesday (Jan. 16), with Assistant County Attorney Pegi Block focusing on wills and probate. Other topics including property tax exemptions and protests, living wills, adult guardianship, and reverse mortgages.
The sessions will start at 11:30 a.m. in the West University Community Building, next to the library at 6104 Auden St., with first-come, first-served seating. The facility is Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant, and special accommodations may be made in advance by contacting the library, 832-927-5490 www.hcpl.net.
The remaining dates in the series are:
Feb. 20 – Introducing the County Attorney’s Office (Assistant County Attorney Neeharika Tumati)
March 20 – Property Exemptions and Protests (Assistant County Attorney Scott Hilsher)
April 17 – Living Wills and Advanced Directives (Assistant County Attorney Amy Samples)
May 15 – Elder Financial Exploitation (Assistant County Attorney Susan Fillion)
June 19 – Texas U.S. Constitution (Assistant County Attorney Dori Wind)
July 17 – Adult Guardianship (Managing Attorney Cecilia Longoria)
Aug. 21 – Reverse Mortgage (Assistant County Attorney Dori Wind)
Based on a news release from the West University Library/Harris County Public Library System