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Living Will Lawyers Humble TX

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.

Tami Cheri Pierce
(281) 359-8989
900 Rockmead, Suite 132
Kingwood, TX
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Adoption, Wills
Education
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
State Licensing
Texas

Jack W. Thompson
14405 WALTERS RD STE 520
HOUSTON, TX
Specialties
Real Estate, Family, Wills, Estate Planning, Litigation
Education
South Texas College of Law,University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
State Licensing
Texas

Steven Christopher Earl
1400 WOODLOCH FOREST DR STE 575
THE WOODLANDS, TX
Specialties
Commercial, Investment Fraud, Corporate, Arbitration, Wills
Education
University of Houston Law Center,Texas A&M University, College Station
State Licensing
Texas

Robert B. Kalish
(281) 363-3700
25907 OAK RIDGE DR
SPRING, TX
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, Contracts, Corporate, Wills, Probate
Education
South Texas College Of Law,North Texas University,State University of New York
State Licensing
Texas

Arthur Jeff Kemp
(281) 681-2600
26314 OAK RIDGE DR
THE WOODLANDS, TX
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Fraud, Wills
Education
University of Texas System, Austin,Arlington State College and University of Houston
State Licensing
Texas

Christine K. Jonte
15424 NORTH FWY
HOUSTON, TX
 
Michael C. Beller
2441 HIGH TIMBERS DR STE 100
SPRING, TX
Specialties
Litigation, Real Estate, Business, Wills, Trusts
Education
South Texas College of Law,Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas,Stephen F. Austin
State Licensing
Texas

Ida Gwendora Stewart
(281) 363-4987
2203 TIMBERLOCH PL STE 126
THE WOODLANDS, TX
Specialties
Wills, Probate, Family, Lawsuits & Disputes, Elder Law
Education
University of Texas System, Austin,University of Texas System, Austin,University of Texas System, Au
State Licensing
Texas

Robert Constantine Fafatas
(832) 510-9446
7 GROGANS PARK DR STE 6
THE WOODLANDS, TX
Specialties
Probate, Wills, Litigation, Business, Elder Law
Education
Baylor University School of Law
State Licensing
Texas

Robert Reid Mcinvale Jr.
(866) 959-7824
26314 OAK RIDGE DR
THE WOODLANDS, TX
Specialties
Probate, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Family
Education
South Texas College of Law,University of South Florida
State Licensing
Texas

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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