Any adult of sound mind may fill out a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care. A witness must also sign it. The person(s) named as agent may also sign it, but this is not required. The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care can be revoked at any time, by the patient simply tearing the form or documenting the patient’s request to revoke the form, or in writing by the patient.
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