A health care power of attorney is another advance care document that allows you to document your wishes for medical care should you become unable to speak and decide for yourself. It, too, is a legal document in North Carolina. When you execute a health care power of attorney you name a person to make your healthrelated decisions for you when you no longer can.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified estate planning lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local estate planning attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.