Who Can Be The Proxy?

Generally any competent person over 18, but this person is usually a close relative or close friend. Your doctor usually does not want to be the proxy. Please write the phone number of the proxy on the Advance Directive.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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