Alabama Advanced Directive/Medical Power of Attorney Form: Free Template Downloads

This Alabama Advanced Directive Medical Durable Power of Attorney form is typically used by a person who wants an agent to act on their behalf in situations where they cannot do so due to health reasons, inability to be present at a specific location, or when time-sensitive actions are required.

Last updated July 24th, 2024

This Alabama Advanced Directive Medical Durable Power of Attorney form is typically used by a person who wants an agent to act on their behalf in situations where they cannot do so due to health reasons, inability to be present at a specific location, or when time-sensitive actions are required.

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An Alabama Advanced Directive Medical Durable Power of Attorney form enables an individual to appoint someone else, known as an “agent,” to make crucial decisions on their behalf.

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What happens if you don’t have an Advanced Directive/MPOA Form in Alabama?

In Alabama, if you don’t have an Advance Directive/Medical Power of Attorney and you are unable to communicate your wishes, the decision-maker is determined by the following order of priority:

1. A spouse, unless legally separated or divorce proceedings are pending
2. An adult child
3. A parent
4. An adult sibling
5. A surviving adult relative of the following closest degrees of kinship

Note – A committee will be formed and will consist of the attending physician, the ethics committee of the treating facility (if available).

Source: Alabama Code § 22-8A-11

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Alabama Advanced Directive/Medical Power of Attorney: Template Example

Sample:

ALABAMA ADVANCE DIRECTIVE MEDICAL DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FORM

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