Typically, a healthcare power of attorney goes into effect after your doctor certifies that your medical conditions qualify under South Dakota law and you are, in fact, unable to make medical decisions on your own.
When Does a Healthcare Power of Attorney Go Into Effect?
About Swier Law Firm’s Elder Law Practice Group
Swier Law Firm’s Elder Law Practice Group helps guide families and individuals through the complex issues facing the elderly at all levels of wealth, including real estate, income, estate and gift taxation, as well as trust, estate, and Medicaid laws and regulations. Since many families and individuals find this maze of interrelated laws to be both daunting and confusing, our Elder Law attorneys assist you in successfully achieving your estate planning goals and protecting yourself, your family, and your legacy.