Living Will Lawyers Gardnerville NV

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.

Justin Marley Clouser
(775) 782-2888
1669 Lucerne St Ste A-3
Minden, NV
Specialties
Litigation, Contracts, Corporate, Wills, Trusts, Elder Law, General Practice, Arbitration, Personal Injury, Real Estate
Education
University of Tennessee College of Law,Eastern Illinois University
State Licensing
California, Florida, Nevada, Tennessee

Robert James Fry
(775) 329-8646
195 Casazza Dr
Reno, NV
Specialties
Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts, Guardianship
State Licensing
Nevada

Andrew Jerome Urban
(888) 702-6856
2580 Anthem Village Drive
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Estate Planning, Contracts, Probate, Trusts, Wills
Education
Gonzaga University School of Law,Towson University
State Licensing
Nevada

Michael S. Gregg
(775) 322-8746
448 Hill St.
Reno, NV
Specialties
Probate, Wills, Trusts, Tax, Estate Planning
Education
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
State Licensing
Nevada

Jill Susan Davidson
(702) 925-8243
2620 Regatta Dr Ste 102
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Estate Planning, Business, Guardianship, Probate, Wills
Education
New York Law School
State Licensing
Florida, Nevada

Michael Phillip Hambsch
2520 LAKE TAHOE BLVD STE 2
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, Business, Wills, Estate Planning
Education
California Western School of Law,University of California
State Licensing
California

Harriet Roland
(702) 452-1500
2850 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Ste. 200
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Wills and Probate
Education
Law School : University of Denver


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David A. Straus
(702) 474-4500
900 Rancho Ln
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Estate Planning, Trusts, Tax, Wills
Education
Golden Gate University School of Law,Whittier College School of Law,University of Arizona
State Licensing
Nevada

Ryan Todd Campbell
(775) 322-3676
427 Ridge Street, Suite B
Reno, NV
Specialties
Car Accident, Probate, Trusts, Wills, Real Estate, Contracts
Education
Willamette University College of Law,University of Nevada
State Licensing
Nevada

Kathrine Irene Berning
(775) 329-8646
195 Casazza Dr.
Reno, NV
Specialties
Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts, Guardianship
State Licensing
Nevada

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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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