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Power of Attorney - Medical Treatment

medical power of attorneyThe Enduring Power of Attorney (Medical Treatment) appoints someone to make decisions about critical medical care. This covers treatment options such as whether to continue life support or not.

This is a great thing to have already in place if you have a physically dangerous job, or are planning a trip overseas. This is particularly important if you do not want decisions about your medical care to fall to the default person by law.

Powers of Attorney end upon your death. This is when your Will takes over.

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