Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DC) | Practical Law

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DC) | Practical Law

A Standard Document allowing a competent individual (the principal) residing in the District of Columbia to authorize an attorney in fact, commonly referred to as a health care agent or sometimes an agent, to make health care decisions for the individual on the principal's incapacity. The document may provide the health care agent with personal instructions that express preferences regarding health care treatments. These instructions may include directives for the withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining treatments. This Standard Document contains integrated notes and drafting tips.

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DC)

Practical Law Standard Document w-035-8955 (Approx. 16 pages)

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DC)

by Aimee D. Griffin and Tiffany R. Veney, The Griffin Firm, PLLC, with Practical Law Trusts & Estates
Law stated as of 12 Jul 2023District of Columbia
A Standard Document allowing a competent individual (the principal) residing in the District of Columbia to authorize an attorney in fact, commonly referred to as a health care agent or sometimes an agent, to make health care decisions for the individual on the principal's incapacity. The document may provide the health care agent with personal instructions that express preferences regarding health care treatments. These instructions may include directives for the withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining treatments. This Standard Document contains integrated notes and drafting tips.