What Is A Living Will?

The living will is a document which states that in the event that you are terminally ill, you desire to be allowed to die a natural death and not be kept alive by medical treatment, heroic measures, or artificial means that will not improve your health. There are also living wills that state you do not want to be kept alive.

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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