Assistance With Representation Agreements And Living Wills
When an individual becomes mentally incapacitated due to illness or injury, they may not be able to make financial or healthcare decisions. Assigning a representative for medical decisions can help safeguard decision-making power. Individuals can also incorporate a living will into their power of attorney or representation agreement.
The Port Coquitlam firm of Garton & Harris has assisted clients with representation agreements and living wills since 1975. We ensure our client’s agreements and living wills are written accurately and protect their wishes for their future medical care.
Experienced Guidance For Representation Agreements
A representation agreement sometimes referred to as a living will allows an individual to appoint someone to assist them in making healthcare decisions in the event of incapacity. It differs from a power of attorney, in which the representative is limited to making only financial and legal decisions for the incapable adult. Representation agreements have major impacts on incapacitated adults when they become effective. For that reason, it is important to seek legal advice and guidance when considering a representation agreement.
The lawyers at Garton & Harris take great care to ensure the agreement is prepared with care. Out goal is for the document is be consistent with the individuals’ wishes and needs for their medical treatments.
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To schedule a meeting, call us at 604-468-8900 in the Port Coquitlam / Tri-Cities area. You can also use our online contact form.