Portland, OR asked in Estate Planning, Health Care Law, Elder Law and Probate for Oregon

Q: Is it possible to hire an executor, health agent, etc. to assist me with my end of life planning?

I am trying to get ready to plan for end of life, but have no one to appoint as a health care proxy, medical/patient advocate, executor, or digital fiduciary.

I have no spouse, siblings, or children. My friends are older than me, living out-of-state, and/or would not be up to the task of serving in a demanding position.

All my assets are in digital accounts online -- no property, vehicles, or valuables.

1 Lawyer Answer
Theressa Hollis
Theressa Hollis
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Yes, this is absolutely possible and good for you for doing your advance planning. You can start by looking at the Guardian Conservator Association of Oregon https://www.gcaoregon.org/practitioners. You can also hire an experienced estate planning attorney who will give you referrals to professional fiduciaries who can act as your Healthcare Representative, Agent under a Power of Attorney and Personal Representative (Executor).

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