This article thoroughly explores the escalation of interest in durable powers of attorney, with particular emphasis on health care powers and advance directives. The author focuses on durable power legislation influenced by the Unifomi Probate Code and health care power and advance directive statutes enacted in response to recent decisions dealing with the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment.
David M. English,
The UPC and the New Durable Powers, 27 Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal 333
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/facpubs/783