What is an advance medical directive?

Answer If you're ever incapacitated by a serious illness or injury and unable to convey your wishes to your doctors, an advance medical directive will guide the health care decisions made on your behalf.T... Read More »

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How long does an advance directive last? explains that advance directives do not have a time limit. Once advance directives have been established, they will remain in effect until you change or terminate them. Chang... Read More »

Living wills and advance directive?

You can write your own will out and have it be legal and binding, just have it stamped by a notary, and witnessed also. And no your witness does not have to be anybody in the will.

Can an advance directive be canceled verbally?

The specifics of state laws vary but generally advance directives can be canceled verbally by the patient as long as the change is properly noted and witnessed. However, it is always preferable to ... Read More »

How to Make an Advance Directive in Pennsylvania?

If you are in perfect health, you should write your Advance Directive in anticipation of a time when your health fails. Pennsylvania law allows you to appoint a friend or family member as your dura... Read More »