Legal Documents

Advance Directives 

Preparation is the Best Protection

Legal 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.

LIVING WILL

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.

WILL

A legally enforceable declaration of how a person wishes his or her property to be distributed after death.