Q. What is Power of Attorney?
A document which is used to allow one person to give authority to another person to act on his/her behalf.
Q. What is durable Power of Attorney?
It is a specific power of attorney which authorizes other persons to act on your behalf in the even of disability.
Q. Can I make a Durable Power of Attorney for health care only?
Yes. A Durable Power of Attorney for health care can be given to other persons to act in your behalf in making medical decisions regarding your care.
Q. When does a Durable Power of Attorney for health care begin?
When you become incapacitated or disabled.
Q. Can I terminate the authority that was granted to a specific person?
Certainly. If the grant of power was for a limited purpose, and that purpose has been completed, a revocation of power of attorney can be made.