Powers of Attorney

DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEATHCARE

  • A Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare allows you to appoint a person or people to make medical decisions for you in the event you are unable to make those decisions for yourself.
  • A Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare gives you the legal ability to make end of life decisions that may otherwise be restricted under Michigan law.
  • A Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare allows you to appoint a person or people to make mental health treatment decisions for you in the event you require treatment.
  • A Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare can avoid issues involving the privacy law known as HIPPA.

 

DURABLE POWER OF ATTONEY FOR FINANCES

  • A Durable Power of Attorney allows you to appoint a person or people to handle your financial matters in the event you are unable to handle your own affairs.
  • A Durable Power of Attorney helps to avoid the need for Probate Court proceedings in the event you do become incapacitated and cannot handle your own finances.

Durable Powers of Attorney are a useful tool for avoiding Probate Court, court costs, and attorney fees.

Durable Powers of Attorney are also helpful in making sure that the individual(s) that you wish to appoint to act on your behalf are nominated rather than having the court appoint someone for you, which could be a stranger to you and your family.