Everyone should have a living will, regardless of what their directives are, if only to make sure that their wishes are clear and that they are honored at the end of life stage. Living wills are essential for carrying out one’s wishes. Unfortunately, not being in the know can affect the owner(s) of a will’s objectives and their intended beneficiaries.
Jason Smith, Estate planning attorney and Elder planning attorney is available to talk about this story. (Bio)
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With Jason Smith on Living Wills:
- Do be clear about your wishes, including when the living will applies (usually only when the individual is incapacitated + (diagnosed with a terminal illness OR permanently unconscious), what treatments, if any, should be withheld or provided. Continue reading “Everyone Should Have a Living Will: 10 Helpful Tips”