When many Kent area residents think about estate planning, they often think it's about creating wills. While wills are important and major documents, there are many other health care directives that are included in an estate plan. We have highlighted a few medical condition documents in the following paragraphs.
There are many cases where a person suffers from a medical condition where they are not able to make medical decisions on their own. The first document a person needs in the event of this happening to them is a power of attorney. A power of attorney gives someone else the ability to act on your behalf in case a person become incapacitated. There can be a medical power of attorney and a financial power of attorney.