Allen, TX asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Elder Law and Health Care Law for Texas

Q: Texas - Medical Power Attorney The standard form has main agent and 2 more agents. Is OK and Legal to add 3rd agent?

1 Lawyer Answer
Hunter Reed Sargent
Hunter Reed Sargent
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Denton, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: enerally acceptable to modify the form to include an additional agent, as long as the modifications are clear and consistent with the rest of the document. Keep in mind that it's essential to ensure that the additional agent is added in a manner that clearly outlines their role and authority, as well as when they can act (e.g., after the first and second alternate agents are unable or unwilling to serve).

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