|Lynn A. Dean,|
Estate Planning Attorney
For parents and guardians, these milestones are filled with some trepidation. Your child will be making decisions independent of your watchful eye. Sometimes, accidents happen and there is a safety net you can implement that the law will recognize. The advanced health care directive is a legal document that gives you peace of mind should a medical emergency occur and here’s one reason why:
Without an advanced health care directive, if you are notified your adult child has been taken to the emergency room, hospital officials will not divulge any information to you. This form of power of attorney can be created and allows you to have authority to make decisions for your child’s health, ask questions and get answers should something happen.
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