Plans For If You Are Incapacitated Or Ill (Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives)
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This category concerns options that a person has to have others make decisions about their medical, legal, financial, or other life matters. It includes options for medical care if a person has a terminal injury or illness, health-care proxies, do not resuscitate orders, organ donation choices, and powers of attorney.
This category covers issues that a person might face when drafting their estate plans if one of their children or other beneficiaries has disabilities. This includes how to transfer assets in ways that do not harm that beneficiary's ability to receive public benefits and other support. It also includes how to ensure that the beneficiary will have long-term support for health and care costs.