An advance directive offers you the ability to decide right now what medical treatment you authorize, or explicitly decline, should you face a serious medical condition or be incapacitated at some point in the future. You also have the ability to appoint a proxy, or agent, who can make healthcare decisions for you should you be unable to make them yourself. In the absence of advance directives, it becomes unclear who will make decisions for you and what those decisions will be. All too … [Read more...] about Why Execute an Advance Directive?
Advanced Directives in New York from Saul Kobrick Once you have executed your advance directive forms you need to ensure that the necessary people are aware of their EXISTENCE Your estate planning attorney should retain a copy of the forms as should your treating physician. Learn more about advanced directives in New York in this presentation. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Execute an Advanced Directive?