How Long Is A Health Care Proxy Valid?

The Health Care Proxy will be valid unless and until you cancel it. In addition, you can require that the Health Care Proxy expire on a specified date or if certain events occur. If you choose your spouse as your health care agent and you get divorced or legally separated, the appointment is automatically canceled.

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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