Frequently Asked Questions:
Founded in 2012, WA Vets Will Clinic is a collaboration between Army OneSource, Gonzaga University School of Law, Red Cross - Inland Northwest Region, Spokane County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Vet Center (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), and Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.
The sole purpose of the WA Vets Will Clinic is to provide free estate planning documents to eligible veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
In order to qualify for a WA Vets Will Clinic event, an applicant must:
- Be a Washington State resident; and
- Be a Veteran of a branch of the United States Armed Forces
- Have a DD214 (Report of Separation or some other official document evidencing military service); and
- Have a net worth of less than $500,000.00 ($1,000,000.00 if married); and
Additional conditions may be in place for individual Clinic events.
Below is a list of groups that offer services for veterans. Some of these groups may be present at future WA Vets Will Clinic events. Although you need to sign up in advance for the WA Vets Will Clinic, NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY TO COME TO THE CLINIC AND SPEAK WITH THE ORGANIZATIONS ON THIS PAGE.
Please note that certain groups have eligibility requirements for services. Organizations on this list in no way guarantee service to those that inquire. WA Vets Will Clinic provides the following information as a community service, information provided on the WA Vets Will Clinic webpage is not intended to be referral or endorsement of any organization.
Website: Army OneSource
Army OneSource (AOS) is a Secretary of the Army Initiative to provide a comprehensive community support and service delivery for Service Members and their Families regardless of component or geographic location. Through Community Support Coordinators located throughout the US and Pacific, ASO is raising awareness and generating support among the private sector to effectively serve the unique challenges of Military life, including the growing demand for behavior health, financial, legal and faith-based services. Utilizing traditional establishments on Military Installations, a Web-based portal, and local community partners, AOS is helping empower Service Members and their Family Members to be strong, healthy and connected to the best resources wherever they may be.
| American Red Cross - Inland Northwest Region
Website: Inland Northwest Red Cross
The American Red Cross links members of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed all over the world with their families through year-round emergency communications. Area Chapters also reach out and connect with local military communities through programs such as Visiting Vets, workshops for families of deployed soldiers, and Holiday Mail for Heroes.
Gonzaga University School of Law:
University Legal Assistance at the Gonzaga Center for Law and Justice
Website: University Legal Assistance
The The Gonzaga Center for Law and Justice is home to University Legal Assistance (ULA), and provides a variety of legal services in areas such as consumer and elder law.
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake
Website: Washington Veterans Cemetery
Washington State Veterans Cemetery has information on how qualifying Veterans can obtain internment services at the State Cemetery. The Washington State Veterans Cemetery is part of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides a variety of veterans benefits.
For married couples, you MUST have a marriage certificate with you at the Vets Will Clinic to pre-register for internment.
| United States Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a wide range of benefits including, Disability, Education and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Home Loan Guaranty, Dependant and Survivor Benefits, Medical Treatment, Life Insurance and Burial Benefits.
| Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
Spokane Veterans Home
Website: Spokane Veterans Home
Washington State Veterans Homes are here to serve your rehabilitative or long-term care needs. Our homes are Medicare and Medicaid certified and ready to serve veterans and their widows or spouses who are eligible.