How to Write Your Own Living Will, Volume 198

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Sphinx Pub., 2004 - Law - 233 pages
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Sphinx Legal Taking the Mystery out of the LawTM * Making Your Wishes Known * Understanding Other Forms of Advanced Directives * Reducing Your Family's Burden * Finding Proper Witnesses * Identifying Specific Medical Procedures Ready-to-Use Forms with Instructions: * Statement of Desires and Location of Property and Documents * Revocation of Living Will * Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care * and many more... * Forms for all 50 states and the District of Columbia * Reference guide and Internet resources for every state * Step-by-step instructions * Plain-English glossary of terms * Ready-to-use, blank forms The Essential Guide to Preparing Your Living Will A living will is a legal document that provides your family, doctors and health care providers with instructions for your health care and ensures that your wishes are followed-even if you are unable to speak for yourself. In the case of terminal illness, critical injury or permanent unconsciousness, a living will expresses your refusal of, or desire for, specific medical treatments. How to Write Your Own Living Will is a complete, easy-to-use guide to preparing your own living will without the expense of an attorney. This book walks you through filling out the necessary documents for your state and offers helpful advice about notifying your family. From the laws surrounding living wills to actually using the document, this book provides you with all the information and forms you need to ensure that your wishes are carried out.

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Contents

The Law Concerning Living Wills
13
Using Your Living Will
31
State laws
45
Copyright

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Edward A. Haman earned his Bachelor's Degree from Western Michigan University and his law degree from the University of Toledo. Haman has served as a Michigan Circuit Court domestic relations hearing officer and has practiced law in Florida, Michigan, and Hawaii. Drawing on his knowledge of the law, Haman has authored close to two dozen self-help law books, including How to Write Your Own Living Will, How to File Your Own Divorce, and The Power of Attorney Handbook. In his book The Complete Guide to Filing Your Own Bankruptcy, Haman simplifies and thoroughly explains everything you need to know to prepare for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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