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Can I Appoint My Son to Make Health Decisions for Me in Florida?

Female married 29 yrs, living with elderly father while husband lives his elderly mother. Husband has no relational or financial boundaries concerning his mother. Wife does not agree with husband's choices for health care/attendance for husband's mother. Wife does not trust husband to make correct decisions for her regarding wife's health and well-being if a need arose. Wif...

03/19/2012   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Florida   |   #25636

Can a Patient Advocate be Required to Sign a DNR?

Patient advocate does not want mother to be resucitated in the event she stops breathing per her wishes but refuses to sign the statutory dnr form in michigan to declare this. She believes her patient advocate papers declare this but papers are not specific and do not state to not resucitate her. My understanding is the law for michigan states the statutory form must be on prem...

10/31/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Michigan   |   #23523

Are Living Will Forms For One State Valid in Another State?

I now live in NM. In 1997, while living in MO, I drew up my living will and medical care statement, last will and testament, and durable power of attorney health care while living in MO so the forms that have addresses show my MO address. I'm wondering if these documents are valid in my new state of NM?

10/05/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: New Mexico   |   #23332

Can A Person have Two Health Care Powers of Attorney?

Can a person have 2 durable power of atty for health? If so, is, or will one, be able to supersede the other one's interpretation of the final wishes in determining the course of medical treatment. Or could one carry the weight of the final medical wishes to trump the other's status? I'm confused. There must be more than one way to handle this eroding family issue, without pl...

07/28/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Michigan   |   #22763

What Health Care Forms Do I Need in Nevada?

If I have a Durable General PoA, Living Will-PoA for Healthcare do I need the Declaration too?

07/10/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Nevada   |   #22643

Will a California Health Care Directive Be Recognized in Arizona?

I spend alot of time in Arizona. I would like to know if my California Medical Assocation's 'Advance Health Care Directive' would be honored if I should have life threatening illness while in the state of Arizona,including my 'DNR' wish.

07/06/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: California   |   #22604

How Does a Health Care Surrogate Resign?

What responsibility does healthcare surrogate have if her brother is alcoholic and lives in poor conditions,does not take care of himself and will not let surrogate help him? How can healthcare surragate be relieved of responsibility and is she responsible for his physical and mental demise if she does not want to do it anymore?

05/13/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Florida   |   #22100

Can More Than one Person Be Appointed in a Health Care Power of Attorney in Indiana?

Is the person giving the Indiana Health Care Directive Power document allowed to give a directive document to more than one person or is the person restricted by law to just one person?

04/20/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Texas   |   #21862

Does Indiana Require a Social Security Number on a Living Will?

For an Indiana health care directive power document, is there a requirement that one includes the social security number of the appointing person on the health care directive document?

04/20/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Texas   |   #21861

How Many Witnesses Are Required for a Health Care Power of Attorney in Indiana?

Can the health care power of attorney be valid with just one witness (non notary) in Indiana?

04/19/2010   |   Category: Power of Att... » Advanced Hea...   |   State: Texas   |   #21841
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