Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California / Edition 3
  • Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California / Edition 3
  • Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California / Edition 3

Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California / Edition 3

by Shae Irving
     
 

Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California helps families avoid legal problems if they ever become unable to make health care or financial decisions for themselves. Step by step, it takes readers through the creation of a: Living Will (known as an "Advance Health Care Directive") Durable Power of Attorney for Finance Do Not Resuscitate Order You'll also

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Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California helps families avoid legal problems if they ever become unable to make health care or financial decisions for themselves. Step by step, it takes readers through the creation of a: Living Will (known as an "Advance Health Care Directive") Durable Power of Attorney for Finance Do Not Resuscitate Order You'll also get a wallet card you can use to alert others to the existence of your advance directive, plus forms you can use if you ever want to revise or revoke a document. All forms are available as tear-outs and on a CD-ROM. The fully updated 3rd edition of Living Wills & Powers of Attorney for California offers an all-new bonus CD to walk you through the intricacies of planning final arrangements, along with expanded information on making difficult medical choices. Plus, your pets will be able to get the care they need in an emergency with the updated durable financial power of attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413309577
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
02/20/2009
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.86(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

I. How to Use This Book

1. Planning Ahead-An Overview
A. Why You Should Plan for Incapacity
B. Using Medical Directives
C. Using a Durable Power of Attorney for Finances
D. The Mental Capacity Requirement
E. Will You Need a Lawyer?
F. If a Loved One Needs Help
G. Other Important Issues to Consider

2. Advance Health Care Directives
A. How Advance Directives Work
B. About Your Health Care Agent
C. Preparing Your Advance Directive
D. What to Do After You Complete Your Advance Directive
E. Revoking an Advance Directive

3. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
A. How DNR Orders Work
B. Preparing a DNR Order
C. What to Do After You Complete a DNR Order
D. Revoking a DNR Order

4. Durable Powers of Attorney for Finances
A. How Durable Powers of Attorney for Finances Work
B. About Your Agent for Finances
C. Preparing Your Durable Power of Attorney
D. Making Your Durable Power of Attorney Legal
E. Revoking a Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

5. Help Beyond the Book
A. Document Preparers
B. Lawyers
C. Getting More Information on Your Own

Appendixes
A. How to Use the CD-ROM
B. Tear-Out Forms

Index

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