Top Lexington, KY Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers Near You

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    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

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    Reminger

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

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    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

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    Goeing Goeing & McQuinn PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Bluegrass Elderlaw PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Cook & Watkins, PLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

  • Rose Grasch Camenisch Mains PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Billings Law Firm, PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Simons & Fore, PSC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

  • Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Lockaby PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Barnard Law Office, PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Serving Lexington, KY

  • Embry Merritt Shaffar Womack, PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Rolfes Henry Co., LPA

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Morgan & Akins

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Ross Ewing, Attorney & Mediator

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Miller Griffin & Marks PSC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Stites & Harbison PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Jackson Kelly PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

  • Fogle Keller Walker, PLLC

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

    Health Care Power of Attorney Lawyers | Lexington, KY

Lexington Health Care Power of Attorney Information

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Find a Lexington Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney in your area

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 Lexington 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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

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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