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Salisbury Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney Salisbury

Salisbury, North Carolina recognizes two types of Powers of Attorney:  Health Care Power of Attorney and Durable Power of Attorney.  Both are legal documents that allow you to designate a specific person to make decisions on your behalf once you become incapacitated or unable to communicate for yourself.

Salisbury Health Care Power of Attorney: The person you designate as your Health Care Power of Attorney will have the authority to make medical decisions on your behalf once you are incapacitated. That person can be a trusted family member, friend, or physician familiar with your medical history. You then should give a copy to your health care agent and to any alternates you name as well as to your primary physician. You should consider filing it with the Advance Health Care Directive Registry maintained by the North Carolina Secretary of State.

Salisbury Durable Power of Attorney:  The person you designate as your Durable Power of Attorney will have the authority to make all financial, housing and any other necessary decisions on your behalf once you are incapacitated, excluding those related to healthcare, if there is a health care power of attorney. 

Incapacitation can be due to several things such as being in a coma, suffering from dementia or any other debilitating disease. Incapacitation can happen before you have had a chance to plan for it.   If you do not have Powers of Attorney prepared, please contact Rutherford Robertson, P.A. and schedule your confidential consultation today to have your individualized legal documents drafted.

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