California Power of Attorney  

There are two types of powers of attorney for California residents that are often used with trusts and wills. One of them is for health care, and allows someone else to make health care decisions for you. For information about this type of document, click here: Advance Health Care Directive  This document is also known as a durable power of attorney for health care.
 

The power of attorney for financial purposes deals only with financial matters, such as writing checks for someone else, filing income tax returns for someone else, or managing investments. For information about this type of power of attorney, click here: Durable Power of Attorney for Financial Purposes