What Is A Health Care Directive?

A health care directive is a form of authorization you give in advance about the kinds of health care you would or would not want if, for any reason, you cannot or choose not to communicate for yourself. In it you can either name an agent(s) to make health care decisions.

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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