Preparation is the Best ProtectionLegal documents you should have in order before you need them.
P.O.A. - Power of Attorney
A legal document giving one person legal authority to look after your financial affairs if you become incapacitated.
Health Care Proxy
A legal document that allows an individual to appoint someone else to make medical or health care decisions, in the event the individual becomes unable to make and/or communicate such desires personally.
A document you sign in advance in which you provide specific instructions about health care treatment, if you are no longer able to communicate your wishes.
A legally enforceable declaration of how a person wishes his or her property to be distributed after death.