Durable Power of Attorney - Business

A Power-of-Attorney, (POA), is s document where a person, known as the principal, grants permission to someone, known as the attorney-in-fact, the power to act on their behalf. An attorney-in-fact has the power to make legal, financial and medical decisions for the principal when the principal is unable to manage their own affairs. A Durable Power of Attorney, (DPOA), functions the same as a Power of Attorney, with one major difference, a DPOA will remains in effect should the principal become incapacitated. Both types terminate upon the principal's death.

Under the DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY LAW OF MISSOURI, the principal is granting their attorney-in-fact general powers and authority to act on the principal's behalf for all purposes, including, without limitation, the following:

1. To manage business, property, investments, financial and tax affairs;

2. To arrange for support, comfort, housing and welfare;and the supports, education, comfort and welfare of a spouse and lineal descendants;

3. To authorize and arrange for personal care and medical treatment;

4. To authorize any medical care professional or institution to release information to and allow access to information to an Attorney in Fact,

regardless of any HIPAA requirements to the contrary.

Durable Power of Attorney - Health

A Durable Power of Attorney for heath helps your doctors understand your preferences regarding your healthcare choices.If you suddenly become incapacitated due to a serious accident or a medical emergency such as a stroke, you may no longer be able to communicate your own wishes for health-care and finances.

Call West County Family Law and speak with one of our attorneys to find out if a Durable Power of Attorney is right for you or a family member. 636-861-1111

Experienced Service and Legal Counsel

Our goal at West County Family Law is to provide the highest quality of experience, service and legal counsel. With more than 65 years of experience, attorneys Case & Rajnoha are capable of handling many types of legal matters. Founded in 1975, West County Family Law's trademark has been prompt, personal attention. Our success has been our dedication to our clients and protecting their best interests and rights. Our clients deserve to be well-represented, with quality legal services provided by a dedicated team of attorneys and paralegals. We pride ourselves in our personal service by making sure we are available for our client throughout the legal process.

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We seek to help you through the legal problem confronting you. The first step is an easy one: call us for a free telephone consultation at (636) 861-1111 to speak with our Ballwin family and criminal law attorneys. You can also contact us online.

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West County Family Law is located in Ballwin, Missouri, and serves the cities of St. Louis, Chesterfield, Fenton, Valley Park, Clayton, Creve Coeur, Kirkwood, Des Peres, Webster Groves, Manchester, Eureka, Hillsboro, Maryland Heights, Town and Country, Ellisville, Frontenac, Wildwood, Ladue and Crestwood. We also serve other communities in St. Louis County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, West County and South County.