What Should I Do With The Advance Directive After I Sign It?

Give your doctor, nurse and person you appoint to make your medical decisions on your behalf, your family and anyone else who might be involved in your care, a copy of your advance directive and discuss it with them. Keep the original in a safe, but easily accessible place.

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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