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Legal Service Developer Program

The Montana Legal Services Developer in the Office on Aging, provides elder law training and resources for seniors, family members and social outreach workers. The program also develops pro bono and local legal services referrals, training materials and telephone assistance to seniors on related matters.

The Legal Services Developer can be contacted by calling (800) 332-2272 (during normal business hours).

Legal Document Forms

2012/13 Legal Guide to Long-Term Care Planning

    Introduction
  Chapter I - Power of Attorney

Explanation of Power of Attorney
Statutory Form Power of Attorney
Durable Power Attorney for Health Care
Revocation of Power of Attorney

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  Chapter II - Estate Planning

Explanation of Estate Planning
Beneficiary Deeds in Montana
Beneficiary Deed
Checklist for Estate Planning
Estate Planning Sheet
Sample Will
Declaration of Homestead Exemption

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  Chapter III - Living Trust

Explanation of Revocable Living Trust
Uses and Abuses of a Revocable Trust

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  Chapter IV - Advance Directives
Explanation Declaration of Living Will
Declaration of Living Will documents
Revocation of Living Will
Montana Rights of the Terminally III Act
Do Not Resuscitate
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  Chapter V - Guardian & Conservatorships

Other Resources

Disclaimer

This Legal guide was compiled by the DPHHS Aging Services Division Legal Services Developer. This publication is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. Rather, it is designed to help families become better acquainted with some of the devices used in long term planning and to create an awareness of the need for such planning. Future changes in laws cannot be predicted and statements in this narrative are based solely on those laws in force on the date of publication.

We recommend you seek legal advice for all your planning needs.