What Is A Medical Directive?

A medical directive is a list of treatment options and medical or surgical procedures you may or may not want done to you when you are very ill. If you incorporate a medical directive into your health care power of attorney it also has the force of a legal document.

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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