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Statutory Documents

Please read this carefully before filling out the documents.

1) You MUST be over 18 years old to fill out these documents.

2) You MUST have mental capacity in order to fill out the Advance Healthcare Directive (AHCD) and Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) documents. If you don’t, they are invalid.

3) The statutory AHCD MUST be witnessed by two people who are NOT your named Healthcare Agents.

4) If you are in a skilled nursing community, you must also get the Ombudsman to sign the form.

5) The statutory DPOA MUST be notarized.

6) If you have assets or children (or both), you need more than these statutory documents to make sure your wishes get honored and your family avoids court. Click here to learn about a comprehensive estate plan.

Click on the links below to download the statutory documents:



California statutory will

Statutory Advance Health Care Directive- COMPLETED SAMPLE
Statutory Durable Power of Attorney- COMPLETED SAMPLE

California Statutory Will- COMPLETED SAMPLE

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