February 7, 2018
Living Will Power of Attorney

051 – The Living Will and Decision Making Capacity

051 – The Living Will and Decision Making Capacity The advanced directive for health care (otherwise known as the living will) doesn’t take effect until the person who created it lacks decision making capacity. Until then they can manage their own medical decisions. Once they lack capacity medical providers will […]
February 6, 2018
Four Paths or Doorways

050 – Four Ways to Build a Living Will

050 – Four Ways to Build a Living Will An advance directive for health care (also known as a living will) can include an instruction directive (where you outline care you do or do not want) and a proxy directive (where you appoint someone to speak on your behalf). There […]
February 5, 2018
Power of Attorney

049 – Living Wills – An Overview

049 – Living Wills – An Overview An Advance Directive for Health Care (also known as a Living Will or a Medical Power of Attorney) is a document that preserves your right to direct your own medicaid decisions in situations where you lack the capacity to express them for yourself.  In one part […]
February 2, 2018
Courthouse

048 – Steps to Take if the Power of Attorney is Revoked

048 – Steps to Take if the Power of Attorney is Revoked This episodes discusses the steps to take if a power of attorney is revoked or stops working for some other reason. This episode is one of the more important episodes because it outlines steps that most people miss […]
February 1, 2018
United States Court House

047 – When Does a Power of Attorney Stop Working

Today’s episode discusses five situations where a power of attorney might or will stop working.  They include: (1) revocation by the principal; (2) death of the principal; (3) resignation of the agent; (4) death of the agent; and (5) lack of durability.  Listen to the episode to learn a whole lot […]
January 31, 2018
Law Books on a Shelf

046 – Three Different Types of Powers of Attorney

There are a number of types of power of attorney documents.  Today on the show I discuss three of them: 1) durable as opposed to non-durable; 2) springing as opposed to non-springing; and 3) general as opposed to specific.  Listen to episode 46 – Three Different Types of Powers of […]