A medical power of attorney in Wichita Falls is a critical part of any good estate plan. A medical power of attorney gives a trusted individual the power to make medical decisions on your behalf if the event you become incapacitated and are no longer able to make those decisions yourself. Because we just don’t know what each day will bring, it’s always important to have a medical power of attorney in place.
When it’s Especially Important to Have a Medical Power of Attorney
We believe it’s a good idea for everyone to have a medical power of attorney in place. However, there are certain situations where you absolutely must have a power of attorney, including when:
- You have specific desires about your medical care.
- You are having surgery or are being hospitalized for some other procedure.
- Your health is declining.
- You’ve been diagnosed with a terminal condition.
Contact a Wichita Falls Estate Planning Attorney
If you are interested in getting an estate plan or simply getting a medical power of attorney, contact our Wichita Falls estate planning attorney today at 940-569-4000 or fill out our contact form to set up a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation. We will give you a free evaluation of the best estate plan for your situation and explain all your options to you.