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What is the difference between a Medical Power of Attorney and a Directive to Physicians?

A Medical Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to name an agent to make medical treatment decisions for you if you are not able to do so yourself. A Directive to Physicians (also known as a living will) is a document that allows you to designate what kind of medical treatment you …

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Where is the best place to keep my signed original estate planning documents?

Once you have signed your estate planning documents, it is important to store them in a safe place. Many people keep their original estate planning documents at home in a secure place, like a fire safe or file cabinet. It is important to make sure to keep your secure place in a place that is …

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Living will and medical power of attorney documentation

Some Most Asked Questions about Medical Powers of Attorney

There are many misconceptions about estate planning and estate planning documents in general. I thought I would tackle some of the internet’s most asked questions about the Medical Power of Attorney to help dispel some of the confusion. What is medical power of attorney? A medical power of attorney is a document where you can …

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