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The powers granted by these documents die when you die.

DO provide the right to make medical decisions for each other if and when one of you becomes disabled, injured or ill and is no longer able to speak for yourself;


DO give your partner the right to make financial decisions (pay bills, make withdrawals and deposits, sell property, etc) for each other if and when one of you becomes disabled, injured or ill and is no longer able to manage your own affairs.


DO allow you and your partner to visit one another in any area of the hospital if and when one of you is hospitalized.


DO authorize you and/or your partner to decide who is allowed in the hospital room.

 

 

X They DO NOT grant you or your partner the right to inherit each otherís property.


X They DO NOT provide you with the right to have any say whatsoever over the disposition of your partners remains Ė that is, you will not be able to decide whether or not to bury or cremate your partners body, where your partner will be laid to rest or who will get to keep your partners ashes.


X They DO NOT give you rights to organize a memorial service, publish a death notice or make funeral arrangements.


X They DO NOT protect your property rights if you break up. Any disputes between you would become a swearing match because there are no laws that protect your rights as a couple to divide property equitably.


X They DO NOT protect your rights to parent your partnerís child if your partner dies while the child is a minor.


X They DO NOT protect your right to child visitation and/or custody in the event of a break-up.


X They DO NOT give you the right to collect child support from your partner.

The rights, benefits and protections listed in the DO NOT column may be obtained by creating Estate Planning documents like a Living Revocable Trust, Last Will and Testament, Living Together Agreement, Parenting Agreement, Nomination of Guardian for a Minor Child, etc.

 

 

 

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