LAST ‘WRITES’ – end-of-life decisions – part 2

POWERS OF ATTORNEY grant to another person the authority to manage your assets, etc.  You decide how long to serve and scope of authority.  Must be someone you trust implicitly, although they must serve in your best  interest.  Remains in effect, unless given an ending date.  Another benefit is avoiding the court appointing a guardian once you become incompetent.  If the court appoints a PERMANENT guardian, then the Durable Power of Attorney terminates.  Must decide on a GENERAL Power of Attorney or SPECIFIC Power of Attorney.  The Promulgated Statutory Durable Power of Attorney Form must be signed in front of a NOTARY and is at