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Living Will Lawyers Baxley GA

Having a Living Will can spare your family from having to make difficult decisions for you. And to create one, while you can find examples on line I suggest you may want to consult a lawyer who can provide one particularly tailored to your needs. It generally is required to be in writing, signed by you, dated, signed by two adult witnesses and notarized.

Emmett P. Johnson
442 North Boulevard US I North
Baxley, GA
Specialties
General Practice, Corporate, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts
Education
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law,Mercer University
State Licensing
Georgia

Steven Richard Ashby
4500 HUGH HOWELL RD HERITAGE PLACE
TUCKER, GA
Specialties
Family, Divorce, Wills, Estate Planning, Personal Injury
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,Georgia Institute of Technology
State Licensing
Georgia

Warren D. Evans
3527 WALTON WAY
AUGUSTA, GA
Specialties
Wills, Estate Planning, Litigation
Education
Emory University,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Dorothy Brodsky Rosenberger
(678) 714-1131
3451 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd., Suite C
Suwanee, GA
Specialties
Debt Collection, Family, Business, Litigation, Wills
Education
Tulane University-LA
State Licensing
Georgia

Christy Corbitt Thomann
2845 OLD MILTON PKWY
ALPHARETTA, GA
Specialties
Family, Wills
Education
Florida State University,University of Florida
State Licensing
Georgia

Michael Alexander Gorove
1 JEFFERSON ST
NEWNAN, GA
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Family, Probate, Wills, Trusts
Education
University of Boston,University of Florida
State Licensing
Georgia

Adam Christopher Cathey
(706) 935-8200
901 Lafayette Street
Ringgold, GA
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family, Wills, Juvenile
Education
Louisiana State University
State Licensing
Georgia

Toly Apostoly Siamos
(912) 544-0244
114 Barnard Street, Suite 2c
Savannah, GA
Specialties
Personal Injury, DUI, Immigration, Federal Crime, Criminal Defense, Military Law, Wills, Speeding Ticket, Motorcycle Accident, Slip and Fall Accident
Education
Northeastern University School of Law
State Licensing
Georgia, Massachusetts

David Allan Buehler
1111 BAY AVE
COLUMBUS, GA
Specialties
Debt Collection, Commercial, Estate Planning, Wills, Probate
Education
Mercer University,Georgia State University
State Licensing
Georgia

Dale S. Davidson
(229) 226-8183
126 North Broad Street
Thomasville, GA
Specialties
Wills, Corporate, Business, Contracts, Probate, Estate Planning
Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law,Florida State University
State Licensing
Florida, Georgia

Is it Smart to Set up a Living Will

Q: I am a 44 year old single woman and my immediate family lives cross country. Is it wise for me to create a Living Will and, if so, how do I best do so?

 

 

Space allows me only a brief response, but I suggest you create a Living Will (also called an Advance Healthcare Directive) if you do not want life-sustaining treatment or procedures to be administered (meaning healthcare that artificially prolongs the dying process) beyond administration of comfort care, i.e. medication or performance of any medical procedure deemed necessary to relieve pain or provide comfort. It basically tells medical providers that you do not want to be kept alive by machines if there is no realistic hope of getting better.

The purpose of a Living Will is to legally document your intention in this regard in the event you are unable to make informed medical decisions due to incapacity from a terminal condition.

While your condition and the terms of your directive may be subject to interpretation (ex: a debate as to whether the situation is terminal), patient's wishes are taken quite seriously and this document will help inform as to your specific intentions for those who are advocating on your behalf.

Indeed, you may also prepare a document designating someone (an agent) by way of a Healthcare Proxy, allowing that person to make medical decisions on your behalf in the event you cannot do so yourself. Make sure this person is chosen carefully, as the decisional authority will apply to all circumstances when you are incapacitated, not just when your condition is deemed terminal.

Having a Living Will can spare your family from having to make difficult decisions for you. And to create one, while you can find examples on line I suggest you may want to consult a lawyer who can provide one particularly tailored to your needs. It generally is required to be in writing, signed by you, dated, signed by two adult witnesses and notarized.

Here's hoping you never need use the Living Will, but for many it can be a source of comfort just knowing that it is there in case of unanticipated incapacity.

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DISCLAIMER: This publication is distributed with the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice or establish an attorney/client relationship by way of any information contained herein. The information provided is for general purposes only, as readers are advised to consult with a qualified lawyer regarding the specifics of their particular circumstances.

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