Selection of your agent is the most important decision made when completing your Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA). Your agent will make health care decisions for you when you are unable to make them for yourself. Before selecting the appropriate person, you should have a understanding of what the job is. Once the position
Health Care Advance Directives
Should I Use a Form for My Health Care Power of Attorney?
By Roman A. Chojnacki on
Posted in Health Care Advance Directives
Using a form for a Health Care Power of Attorney is riskier than having an experienced estate planning attorney assist you in preparing the document. Most common problems with self-prepared forms include failing to complete in a legally valid manner, making conflicting or unclear directions to your agent, or failing to provide adequate guidance. I…