What is a Directive to Physicians?

A Directive to Physicians is more popularly known as a “Living Will.” It is a document that instructs your physician not to use artificial methods to extend your life if you have a terminal or irreversible condition. Stating your wishes in advance of such a diagnosis...

The Difficulty of Life or Death Decisions

During my initial consultation with clients, I always discuss the various documents that should be part of a comprehensive estate plan. As I explain the purpose of each document I find that the Directive to Physicians, also known as a Living Will, generates the most...