Medical Power of Attorney Morrisville, MO

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The law considers you an adult once you turn 18 in the US. As a result, you can vote and join the armed forces, among a number of other benefits. One of these benefits is being legally allowed to make your own decisions. From selling a business to opening a line of credit, many actions require you to make your own decisions. However, what if you fall victim to a medical condition or come down with a disease that incapacitates you? That’s where a medical power of attorney can be handy. It’s a document that a power of attorney lawyer drafts that will allow someone else to make medical decisions for you. A financial power of attorney is a similar document, but for financial decisions. A durable power of attorney will ensure that someone can continue to manage your affairs if you can’t. If you need one in Morrisville, MO, we’ve got you covered.

Reidar Hammond is a skilled power of attorney lawyer in the Morrisville, MO area. He’s helped clients draft their power of attorney documents for three decades. As a result, he can help you with your power of attorney. Reidar can help you draft a financial power of attorney if you need someone else to make financial decisions for you for any reason. In addition, he can draft a medical power of attorney so someone else can make medical decisions on your behalf. Therefore, if you need an attorney to draft a durable power of attorney, call Reidar.

Contact Reidar Hammond if you need a financial or medical power of attorney in the following areas:

  • Springfield, MO
  • Bolivar, MO
  • Morrisville, MO
  • Pleasant Hope, MO
  • Brighton, MO
  • Tin Town, MO
  • Ebenezer, MO
  • Avalon Park, MO
  • Fair Grove, MO
  • Cave Spring, MO
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Financial Power of Attorney

A power of attorney document comes in two kinds: medical power of attorney and financial power of attorney. The two are similar, but there are some differences.

A financial power of attorney gives someone the power to make financial decisions for you. Therefore, they can buy or sell assets and make investments. Usually, this person is a close relative or trusted friend. However, it could be anybody, including a lawyer. Therefore, it’s important to pick the right person to serve as your agent. A financial power of attorney can come in two types: general and durable. The key difference there is that a durable power of attorney will continue to work after you die.

A medical power of attorney is different from a financial power attorney. Instead of finances, it covers medical issues. In other words, medical power of attorney allows someone to make medical decisions on your behalf. As a result, they can make serious medical decisions. For example, they can decide whether or not to resuscitate you. Therefore, it’s even more important to make sure your agent is a close family member or a personal friend.

Power of Attorney Lawyer

A power of attorney lawyer is usually a general practice attorney. In addition, they specialize in drafting medical power of attorney and financial power of attorney documents. In general, these documents are fairly easy to complete. Usually, a power of attorney lawyer will offer a flat rate on some power of attorney documents.

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Durable Power of Attorney

A durable power of attorney is a type of power of attorney document. A durable power of attorney stays in effect if you become incapacitated. For example, if someone injures you in a car accident and you can’t make decisions, you’ll need a durable power of attorney. Therefore, it’s crucial to draft a durable power of attorney if you have any sort of medical condition.

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