What’s the Difference Between a Healthcare Surrogate and Power of Attorney?

Why do I really need documents like a Healthcare Surrogate and Durable Power of Attorney?

The Essential Planning Documents: Defining Terms

Durable Power of Attorney (AKA Durable Power of Attorney for Finances)

Be Aware: State Difference in Power of Attorney Rules

Will my Power of Attorney be valid in other states?

Healthcare Surrogate Designation (or Medical Power of Attorney/Power of Attorney for Healthcare)

Can the Durable Power of Attorney for finances and the Healthcare Surrogate be the same document? Should I appoint the same person to do both?

Good Planning: More than Just Executing a Power of Attorney



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