Who can be a witness for a Medical Power of Attorney?
Both witnesses must be adults and be competent.
At least one of your witnesses must not be:
- The agent you name in your Medical Power of Attorney,
- Related to you by blood or marriage,
- Someone who will inherit from you if you die, or listed as a beneficiary in your will,
- Your primary physician, an employee of your physician, or an employee of your physician’s health care facility, and
- Someone that, at the time you sign the form, will have a claim on your estate when you die (such as a lien).