Stuff in the ‘health care proxy’ Category

End-of-Life Care Decision Making

Just as we create estate plans for our eventual demise, we also need to plan ahead for the possibility that we will become sick and unable to make our own medical decisions. Medical science has created many miracles, among them the technology to keep patients alive longer, sometimes indefinitely. As a result of many well-publicized […]READ POST »

Single? You Still Need an Estate Plan

Many people believe that if they are single, they do not need a will or other estate planning documents. But estate planning is just as important for single people as it is for couples and families. Estate planning allows you to ensure that your property will go to the people you want, in the way […]READ POST »

Using a living will and health care proxy to dictate medical care

Missouri residents who are in need of an estate plan may be interested in two documents that can be very valuable should they become too sick to make their own medical decisions. These documents are a very important part of comprehensive estate planning. When a medical situation arises and a person who needs treatment cannot […]READ POST »