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Designation of Healthcare Surrogate

Ensuring Your Healthcare Wishes

Designate with Confidence at Perez-Roura Law

Attention to your personal well-being is just as critical as any investment. At Perez-Roura Law, we are acutely aware of the importance of a solid estate plan that includes the Designation of a Healthcare Surrogate.

 

The Designation of Healthcare Surrogate is a vital legal tool allowing you to appoint a trusted individual to make healthcare decisions on your behalf should you become unable to make them yourself. This forward-thinking decision is a cornerstone of a comprehensive estate plan, safeguarding your health preferences and ensuring they are respected, giving you and your family peace of mind.

Protecting Personal Health Decisions During
a Crisis

 

Highlighted Case Study

The family’s name and industry were changed to protect their privacy

Our client, Elizabeth M., unexpectedly fell ill and was unable to communicate her medical preferences. Because Elizabeth had proactively worked with Perez-Roura Law to designate a healthcare surrogate, her chosen representative (her daughter) stepped in seamlessly, making decisions in line with what Elizabeth would have wanted, ultimately ensuring her return to health and her life.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is a Designation of Healthcare Surrogate and why do I need one?

 

A: A Designation of Healthcare Surrogate is a document that allows you to appoint someone to make healthcare decisions on your behalf if you're unable to do so. It's crucial for anyone who wants to ensure that their healthcare preferences are followed, especially for those with specific wishes regarding their medical treatment.

 

Q: How do I choose a Healthcare Surrogate?

 

A: Choose someone you trust, who understands your wishes, and is willing to advocate on your behalf. Preferably, it should be someone who is generally available in your area and someone you believe will respect your desires regarding medical care. 

 

Q: Can I change my Healthcare Surrogate?

 

A: Yes, you can change your Healthcare Surrogate at any time as long as you are competent. It’s important to inform your current surrogate and healthcare providers about the change.

 

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"Excellent attention from the entire work team, I am very happy with the service received and I recommend it 100%, thank you Pérez -Roura Law."

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Take the Next Step

Protect your personal health decisions with the same diligence you apply to managing your business and investments. Let Perez-Roura Law guide you in designating a healthcare surrogate as part of your comprehensive estate planning. Contact us today at (305) 359-3888 or fill out our online contact form. We’ll help ensure your healthcare decisions are in the right hands – because your well-being is the foundation of your success.

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