Medical Powers of Attorney
If you have a medical emergency requiring a decision to be made, and you are unable to make that decision yourself, a family member may be the only person the hospital or doctors will listen to. The Agent(s) of your choosing under a Medical Power of Attorney can make such medical decisions for you should be unable to at the time. Since Texas does not recognize same sex marriages, your partner will not be able to make those decisions for you without a Medical Power of Attorney.
When planning for the preservation and growth of your estate, as well as your and your children’s future care in Texas, these documents play an integral role for same sex couples. Without a valid Will there are many undesirable pitfalls a same sex couple may encounter, though effective estate planning can minimize the pitfalls and ensure the your wishes are carried out. Additionally, effective documentation can ensure your care, and the care of your children into tomorrow and beyond. We highly recommend that same sex couples seek the advice of a competent estate planning attorney to help you in planning and drafting these documents and many others that are available to you.
Learn more about estate planning for same sex couples by calling us at (512) 535-5008 to schedule your free consultation.
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Austin, Texas 78746
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