Legal Assistance and Advocacy Resources
People facing end-of-life issues may need help with a variety of legal matters. Such matters may include advance directives, powers of attorney, guardianship, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, organ donation, burial, and distribution of property. Local and national legal resources are available once people know how to locate them. Listed below are links to resources that may be able to provide legal information and assistance to people in Utah.
Utah Legal Services
Provides free legal services statewide in civil matters regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship and protective arrangements, housing, utilities, and advance directives including living wills and health care powers of attorney.
Utah State Bar Lawyer Referral Services
Provides information about private lawyers who specialize in estate planning issues including wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, powers of attorneys, and advance directives.