Healthcare Planning in Glendora, CA
An Irvine Estate Planning Lawyer Helping Make Your Wishes Clear for Family
If you were seriously ill and unable to communicate, who would make decisions
about your medical care? Even if you have told a trusted person what you
want, it is possible that emotions and complex choices can get in the
way. It is best if they know exactly what you want ahead of time.
Advance healthcare planning and directives give instructions regarding:
- The use of advanced life-sustaining medical treatment
- The use of feeding and hydration tubes in terminal situations
- If and when doctors should stop life-sustaining measures
- The use of pain relief, antibiotics, and CPR
Ensuring that your family knows your medical wishes in the case of a severe,
incapacitating illness can give you peace of mind and help reduce stress
on your family members. A clear advance directive created with help from
a skilled estate planning attorney in Glendora or Irvine can make healthcare
Do not leave your family wondering how to handle your care. For an appointment
to create an advance health care planning document, contact the Morris
Law Firm at (626) 587-2677 today.
Update Directives Often
Advance healthcare directives are legal documents in the United States.
There are many forms, including a living will, power of attorney for healthcare,
the Five Wishes directive, and the Lifecare Advance Directive. One concern
that can arise with advance medical directives is that they represent
one moment in time. It is important not to create one and forget about
it. You should revisit it often to make sure that the instructions still
fit your values and wishes.
It is a good idea to review your advance health care directives every year
and ensure that they still make sense based on your values and current
medical technology. If you need to make changes, contact the experienced
Glendora estate planning lawyer at the Morris Law Firm Our team can help
you through the process of updating this important document.
Make your wishes clear by creating an advance health care directive today. For a
consultation, contact us at (626) 587-2677.