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    Appointment for Disposition of Remains (Word)

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    Use this form to designate an agent to control disposition of your remains at death. This form is found in Section 711.002 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It was revised September 1, 2015, to comply with 2015 legislative changes.
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    Appointment for Disposition of Remains (pdf)

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    Use this form to designate an agent to control disposition of your remains at death. This form is found in Section 711.002 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It was revised September 1, 2015, to comply with 2015 legislative changes.
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    Declaration of Guardian -- Adult (Word)

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    Use this form to designate a guardian of your person and estate if the need later arises. This form is found in Section 1104.204 of the Texas Estates Code and uses the one-signature alternative to the self-proving affidavit permitted by Section 1104.205. It was revised September 1, 2015, because of a minor change to the self-proving affidavit form.
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    Declaration of Guardian -- Adult (pdf)

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    Use this form to designate a guardian of your person and estate if the need later arises. This form is found in Section 1104.204 of the Texas Estates Code and uses the one-signature alternative to the self-proving affidavit permitted by Section 1104.205. It was revised September 1, 2015, because of a minor change to the self-proving affidavit form.
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    Declaration of Guardian -- For Children (Word)

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    Use this form to designate a guardian for your children. This form is found in Section 1104.153 of the Texas Estates Code and uses the one-signature alternative to the self-proving affidavit permitted by Section 1104.154. It was revised September 1, 2015, because of a minor change to the self-proving affidavit form.
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    Declaration of Guardian -- For Children (pdf)

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    Use this form to designate a guardian for your children. This form is found in Section 1104.153 of the Texas Estates Code and uses the one-signature alternative to the self-proving affidavit permitted by Section 1104.154. It was revised September 1, 2015, because of a minor change to the self-proving affidavit form.
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    Directive To Physicians -- Using Notary (Word)

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    This is the directive to physicians and family or surrogates form which permits you to express end-of-life wishes. This form is found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It uses the option of a notary rather than two witnesses. It was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    Directive To Physicians -- Using Notary (pdf)

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    This is the directive to physicians and family or surrogates form which permits you to express end-of-life wishes. This form is found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It uses the option of a notary rather than two witnesses. It was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    Directive To Physicians -- Using Witnesses (Word)

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    This is the directive to physicians and family or surrogates form which permits you to express end-of-life wishes. This form is found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It uses the option of two witnesses rather than a notary. It was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    Directive To Physicians -- Using Witnesses (pdf)

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    This is the directive to physicians and family or surrogates form which permits you to express end-of-life wishes. This form is found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. It uses the option of two witnesses rather than a notary. It was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    HIPAA Authorization (Word)

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    This form may be used to designate a representative who is authorized to obtain your confidential medical information. This is NOT a form approved by the Texas Legislature, so use caution.
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    HIPAA Authorization (pdf)

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    This form may be used to designate a representative who is authorized to obtain your confidential medical information. This is NOT a form approved by the Texas Legislature, so use caution.
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    Medical Power of Attorney (Word)

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    This is the Medical Power of Attorney form found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Use it to designate someone to make health care and treatment decisions for you in the event you become incapacitated. This form was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    Medical Power of Attorney (pdf)

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    This is the Medical Power of Attorney form found in Section 166.033 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Use it to designate someone to make health care and treatment decisions for you in the event you become incapacitated. This form was revised on September 1, 2015, to reflect 2015 legislative changes.
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    Statutory Durable Power of Attorney -- Basic (Word)

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    This is the statutory durable power of attorney form found in Section 752.051 of the Texas Estates Code. Use it to appoint an agent to make property decisions for you. Use caution because usually your agent has access to your bank accounts and other property and can harm you if he or she acts imprudently or improperly. This form was last revised January 1, 2014.
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    Statutory Durable Power of Attorney -- Basic (pdf)

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    This is the statutory durable power of attorney form found in Section 752.051 of the Texas Estates Code. Use it to appoint an agent to make property decisions for you. Use caution because usually your agent has access to your bank accounts and other property and can harm you if he or she acts imprudently or improperly. This form was last revised January 1, 2014.
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    Statutory Durable Power of Attorney -- Enhanced (Word)

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    This form is based on the statutory durable power of attorney form found in Section 752.051 of the Texas Estates Code, but it gives the agent broader powers than those found in the basic statutory form. Use extreme caution. It is inappropriate for use by members of the public without a lawyer's assistance. This form was last updated September 1, 2015.
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    Statutory Durable Power of Attorney -- Enhanced (pdf)

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    This form is based on the statutory durable power of attorney form found in Section 752.051 of the Texas Estates Code, but it gives the agent broader powers than those found in the basic statutory form. Use extreme caution. It is inappropriate for use by members of the public without a lawyer's assistance. This form was last updated September 1, 2015.