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I am US citizen traveling to Paris with a friend. Do I need

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I am US citizen traveling to Paris with a friend. Do I need a medical power of attorney for her to make decisions for me if I can not?
Thank you for your question.

If you have a condition that means you may not be able to make conscious decisions and want your friend to make these decisions for you, then I would recommend that you obtain such a medical power of attorney.

Without a medical PoA in place, your friend will not be able to take those decisions on your behalf.

I also recommend that you obtain a French translation of the PoA and that you have both the PoA and translation notarized.

I hope this answers your question.

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A. Valcke
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