“Thought for the Day” #600 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

October 15, 2015

Dinosaurs are extinct – they’re not likely to be coming back anytime soon except in movies and in the imaginations of children. Is your power of attorney or advance medical directive a dinosaur (more than five years old, with no advanced powers, no customization, no updated agent or contact information, and possibly even lacking HIPPA provisions)? If so, the good news is that this kind of dinosaur can be revived and recreated, and it’s not dangerous (provided that adequate precautions are taken).