Who Can Be Named The Agent?

Anyone over the age of 18 can be named the agent, except for the physician providing care to that patient. The agent named has no legal obligation to serve in this role.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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