Who is in charge of talking to your doctors if you are unable to do so? Your medical power of attorney, that’s who. If you don’t have one, then a stranger gets to decide what happens to you. Sound fun? We don’t think so either.
Contact our Northglenn-based law firm for help putting your MPOA in place today. We can help you get your affairs in order.
What Does a Medical Power of Attorney Do in Colorado?
The specific role of a medical power of attorney is to make decisions regarding your well-being if you are hurt and unable to talk to the doctors yourself. They can grant medical releases, approve surgeries, decide long-term care, and more.
Why Do I Need a Medical POA?
One thing people do not realize is that powers of attorney (both medical and financial) are required in Colorado. If you do not have a medical power of attorney and you become incapacitated, a judge has to come in and appoint a person to make decisions and talk to your doctors. This person is called a guardian, and the hearing to have that person appointed is not cheap (thousands of dollars). Then you get the joy of paying that person hundreds of dollars per hour to make your choices for you.
Putting a simple MPOA in place now lets you name who you want in charge so a judge doesn’t have to. Let our Northglenn firm guide you down the path so you can have peace of mind knowing you are fully protected should anything unexpected happen.
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We take the pain and uncertainty out of creating a plan. Allow our team to craft your powers of attorney so you stay protected no matter what the future holds! Contact us today to learn more. 720-547-2319.