Health Care Surrogacy in Cape Coral

While no one likes to think about a future when they're incapacitated, it's important to schedule an appointment with one of our estate planning attorneys to discuss choosing a health care surrogate and giving power of attorney before it's needed.

A health care surrogate is able to make decisions for treatment on your behalf in the event you're incapacitated.

That way, your wishes can still be respected if you have a serious injury, illness, or disease.

About Health Care Surrogacy

An advance directive outlines your preferences for end-of-life care in the event you are incapacitated and unable to share your preferences yourself. One of our estate planning lawyers can work with you to give health care power of attorney to a trusted loved one so you have peace of mind.

An advance directive is able to:

  • Tell doctors to provide, withhold, or withdraw life-prolonging procedures
  • Designate another person to make treatment decisions
  • Express wish to be an organ donor after death

It's important to understand that your health care surrogate won't be authorized to make decisions on your behalf until an attending physician determines you're incapacitated. Only then will your health care surrogate be able to step up. An estate planning attorney from our law firm can help you understand what would happen in the event you were incapacitated.

Our estate planning lawyers serve clients near Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Naples. To request your free legal consultation with one of our Florida estate lawyers, call us toll-free at (239) 908-4930.

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