Oklahoma Durable Power of Attorney Laws
|Code Section||Tit. 58 §1071, et seq.; Ch. 17A Uniformed Durable Power of Attorney Act|
|Specific Powers, Life-Prolonging Acts||Agent may grant complete or limited authority to make health and medical care decisions but not life-sustaining treatment decisions unless the power complies with requirements for a "health care proxy" under Oklahoma Rights of Terminally Ill or Persistently Unconscious Act, Tit. 63 §3101 et seq.|
|Legal Requirements for Durable Power of Attorney||(1) Signed; (2) 2 adult witnesses who sign in the presence of the principal and each other; (3) substantially the same form as Tit. 58 §1072.2 (4)(3)|
|Revocation of Durable Power of Attorney||Revocable in whole or in part in any manner at any time without regard to declarant's mental or physical condition. Effective upon communication to physician|
|Validity from State-to-State||Effective if executed in another state if substantially complies with the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act|
|If Physician Unwilling to Follow Durable Power of Attorney||Physician shall take all reasonable steps to arrange for care by another physician|
|Immunity for Attending Physician||No civil, criminal, or professional liability for carrying out the directives of durable power of attorney in good faith and in accordance with reasonable medical standards|
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