Top Terre Haute Health Care Power of Attorney Attorneys Near You

McIntyre & Smith

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Terre Haute, IN

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812-269-6580

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Law Office Of Adair Walker Brent

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Terre Haute, IN

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812-227-5387

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Do you need legal assistance drafting, administering or executing a will or an estate plan? Attorney Adair Brent can help you drafting and implementing all of the documents you need. For families with elders who face long-term care, protection plans can be very beneficial, and Ms. Brent is dedicated to the protection of the people who need it the most. Call the Law Office …

John McDavid, Attorney at Law

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Terre Haute, IN

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317-852-2422

Providing Dedicated Representation in Estate and Succession Planning

Bradley J. Salmon Attorney at Law

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Terre Haute, IN

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Attention to Detail and Personal Service with all of Your Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration Needs

Lawson Legal Service

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Terre Haute, IN

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Terre Haute Health Care Power of Attorney Information

Are You Considering Creating a Health Care Power of Attorney?

If you have a debilitating health issue that may render you incapable of making informed decisions about your medical care, a Terre Haute lawyer can help prepare a health care power of attorney for you and assist with getting the document properly executed.

The Scope of a Health Care Power of Attorney

A health care power of attorney is a document by which you give limited temporary authority to another person to act on your behalf. You specify in writing that the person, to whom you designate as your health care agent, can make decisions regarding your medical treatment and health care.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Health Care Power of Attorney Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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