Can I Give My Patient Advocate The Right To Make Decisions To Withhold Or Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment?

Yes, but you must express in a clear and convincing manner that the patient advocate is authorized to make such decisions, and you must acknowledge these decisions could or would allow your death.

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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