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Advance Directives, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills

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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Advance Directives, Guardianships,
Powers of Attorney and Living Wills in Pennsylvania.

  • Power of Attorney in Pennsylvania

    Information from Northwestern Legal Services on what is a Power of Attorney (POA), guidelines when selecting an agent, what happens if I become mentally unable to make my own decisions, when does it go into effect, when does it end, and the process involved in setting up a POA. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
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  • Power of Attorney in Pennsylvania

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Protections through Power of Attorney & Living Will (Video)

    This is a videotaped Older & Wiser presentation by Attorney Joseph Olimpi of Neighborhood Legal Services Association, with sponsorship from State Representative Matt Smith. The presentation covers Protections through Power of Attorney & Living Will and was videotaped by Bethel Park Public Access Television. Read More

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association