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Advanced Directive vs Living Will

Estate planning law is filled to the brim with legal jargon, including the terms “advance directive” (sometimes called “advanced” directives) and “living will.” Though these terms are often used interchangeably, advanced directive vs. a living will is a question of a category and a subcategory—a living will is a type of advance directive. Your advance directive or living will...

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What Is an Advanced Directive?

Your right to decide what happens to your body in a health crisis is paramount. Sometimes, a health crisis can incapacitate you and render you unable to tell healthcare providers what treatments you want them to administer. This is why advanced directives exist. What is an advanced directive? It is a legal document that obligates a healthcare provider to...

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