It’s estimated that four out of five Americans do not have a living will or any other written health care or end-of-life directive to help their families make decisions for them if they become incapacitated.
Health care and end-of-life advance planning, if done right, accomplishes four things:
As a law firm providing experienced living will attorney & lawyer legal services, assisting Fort Myers, Lee County, and Southwest Florida area residents with living will legal needs, we are committed to protecting the legal rights of each and every client, while always striving to provide the highest standard of legal representation.
If you are considering creating an drafting a living will, make sure your legal rights are protected by seeking the legal advice of an experienced Fort Myers living will attorney & lawyer. Contact Fort Myers Law today by calling 239.939.LAW1 (5291).
In the State of Florida, a living will is only effective when it has been determined that you are mentally and physically incapacitated, and your doctor, as well as a corroborated opinion by a second doctor determine to a reasonable degree of medical probability that additional medical treatment will only prolong the process of dying.
There are three circumstances which this decision may be accessed and determined to be evident that the choice to discontinue medical treatment may be made:
Fort Myers Law aggressively defends the legal rights of those who require professional living will legal services, while addressing all related issues that should be taken into consideration when considering living will legal issues.
While not considered a living will a "designation of health care surrogate", can be a helpful tool to work in conjunction with a living will to dictate your wishes regarding decisions which a living will may not cover. Also important and extremely helpful is to have a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act release (HIPAA) which will allow essential medical record access to the proper individuals and entities to make proper decisions in a timely and accurate manner. This is important due to the new privacy laws which prevent your spouse or family from finding out medical information.
If need to seek the legal advice and services of an experienced living will legal services in Fort Myers, Lee County, or the Southwest Florida area, contact an experienced living will attorney & lawyer at Fort Myers Law today by calling 239.939.LAW1 (5291).
Protect your legal rights and make sure your voice is heard. We are experienced and have the resources to handle all of your living will and other estate law legal needs.
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Contact Fort Myers Law today at 239.939.5291
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