Who Can Fill Out A Durable Power Of Attorney For Health Care?

Any adult of sound mind may fill out a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care. A witness must also sign it. The person(s) named as agent may also sign it, but this is not required. The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care can be revoked at any time, by the patient simply tearing the form or documenting the patient's request to revoke the form, or in writing by the patient.

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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