What is a will?
A Will is legal document by which you appoint someone
to administer your property and affairs after you die. That person is
your Executor. Your will informs and directs your executor what to do
with your property.
What is a Power of Attorney?
A Power of Attorney is a legal document by which you
appoint someone to deal with your property in your absence, while you
are still alive. That person is your attorney. While you are competent,
your attorney must follow your instructions. If you lose mental
capacity, your attorney must deal with your property in your best
What is a Personal Directive?
A Personal Directive is a legal document by which you appoint someone to make decisions for you concerning your health and well-being when you have lost mental capacity.