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Posts Tagged: advance directive
What is THE most important estate planning document?
The unimaginable sometimes happens, and it happens to young folks as well as old. This is something that needs everyone’s attention.
Check More Than “The Box” When It Comes To Organ Donations
Elijah Smith said he wanted to be an organ and tissue donor when he applied for a driver’s license in September. But his family didn’t find that out until he was declared brain dead by doctors on July 4 after being struck while riding his bicycle the day before.
Update # 2 on Queens v. Koga
Take some time RIGHT NOW to think about who will be making decisions for you at the end of your life, and how you can best have your wishes carried out.
Update on Queen’s v. Koga
Karen Okada has continued to improve since she was moved to a more supportive environment.
Lessons Learned from Queen’s Medical Center vs. Koga
This doesn’t have to happen to you.
Who Has the Right to Make Medical Decisions For You?
The name Terri Schiavo is synonymous with what can go wrong if you do not have an advance health-care directive. Talk with your loved ones and your estate planning professionals about how to make sure you don’t end up sharing Terri’s fate.
Fundamental Estate Planning
For many of us, estate planning is an uncomfortable subject. That’s understandable, but there are adverse consequences to avoiding it.
Your Advance Health-Care Directive: Don’t Leave Home Without It
There are a few legal documents that every competent adult should have in place. One of them is an advance health-care directive. Pre-printed generic forms are available in a variety of places, but you might want to educate yourself as to the options that might be important to you. There are a lot of things that you can include in your directive that are not covered in standardized forms.