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Cox & Cole prepares Powers of Attorney and Living Wills to help families plan for
the future. It is important that your Power of Attorney or Living Will be drafted
by a South Carolina Lawyer, or it may be invalid when it is needed.
A Durable and General Power of Attorney allows you to designate an “Attorney” to
make your financial and healthcare decisions. The person designated as “Attorney”
should be a close relative, friend, or someone you trust. These powers of attorney
are Durable because they continue to be in effect even if you later
suffer a loss of consciousness, Alzheimer’s, dementia, or any condition that keeps
you from being able to manage your own affairs.
A healthcare Power of Attorney is a special durable power of attorney that allows
you to designate a Healthcare Agent to make healthcare decisions for you if you are
no longer able to make them yourself.
A Living Will or Declaration of Natural Death allows you to give a directive in advance
to a doctor or hospital regarding life support and tube feeding in an end-of-life