Living Wills Legal Questions and Answers

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Does a family member have to sign toremove a relative from life support?

Does a family member have to sign to remove a relative from life support

03/10/2017   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Maryland   |   #33726

Can Relatives Override a Medical Power of Attorney to Put an Elder in a Nursing Home?

Are there Tx laws that allow only 1 or 2 siblings to put elder parent in a nusing home against the desires of the other 4 siblings. An intense mental testing is set up to see mom's ability to see what type of living arrangements she needs but 2 siblings said in TX they can put her in a nursing home even tho 2 other siblings have medical power of attorney.

08/08/2011   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Texas   |   #25291

What forms and information are helpful when talking with parents about end of life issues?

Is there a good legal site for children to look up legal documents parents should have for end of life?

07/24/2011   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Alabama   |   #25225

What Form Should Be Used For a Medical Power of Attorney?

I have 2 children over 21 years of age who are single. We need to get a Medical Power of Attorney on each of them...which form do we need?

04/09/2011   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Georgia   |   #24604

How Do I Get to Decide Whether My Father Enters a Nursing Home or Not?

My father is 85 years old. We live in Southeast Michigan. We recently put him into an assisted living home. We will be paying for it with his social security money, and the benefits he gets from Aid and Attendance from being a World War II veteran. We moved him to this nursing home because he can no longer physically take care of himself. It will slowly drain his and my mother'...

05/24/2010   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Michigan   |   #22217

What conduct is required of a health care surrogate in Florida?

Do laws pertaining to the conduct of a Guardian towards their Ward also apply to the Health Surrogate?

01/29/2010   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Florida   |   #20689

Which Form Can Be Used for a Living Will in Massachusetts?

I need a form to make a living will - I am divorced with two grown children.

09/16/2009   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #18643

Can I Use A Health Care Power of Attorney to Take Out a Loan?

My husband has a 'Life-Prologing Declaration and Health Care Durable Power of Attorney' Can I use this as proof to apply for a loan to pay some of our bills? He appointed and designated me to act on his behalf.Thank You,Jackie

07/30/2009   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Florida   |   #17870

Is a DNR part of a living will?

I was recently hospitalized with a seizure disorder. I had my living will, designation of health care surrogate with me, but they said I should have brought my DNR, My trust does not contain a DNR. It was my understanding that this was done in the hospital setting. How do I get a DNR form to take with me should it happen again, I will also need one your post on the refrig ...

04/13/2009   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Florida   |   #15960

At what point is a person removed from life support when no living will is present?

Does a person who is on life support who resides in the state of Pennsylvania and is in a Pennsylvania hospital have a specific number of days they must remain on life support before the hospital can remove the life-support machine? This patient does not have a living will or last will/testament.

02/17/2009   |   Category: Living Wills   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #15268
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