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Advanced Directives

Register in Probate


Power of Attorney for Health Care or Declaration to Physicians (Living Will)
  • If you do not have a safety deposit box or some other safe place to keep your original Power of Attorney for Health Care or Declaration to Physicians (also known as a Living Will), you may file it for safekeeping with the Register in Probate.
  • There is a statutory filing fee of $8
  • If you file this document with the Register in Probate, you may want to keep a copy at home and advise your family where the original is located.

Power of Attorney for Finance and Property

  • These documents may be filed with the Register of Deeds Office in each county.