Terminal Conditions And Estate Planning
How can a living will help me plan for an unforeseen illness?
Gainesville elder law attorneys know that will and estate planning is all about making plans for the future, and every possible scenario needs to be considered — even the unpleasant. How can a living will help you plan for a tragic terminal illness?
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“The ‘terminal condition’ is basically if you are at the end of your life, and the doctor has diagnosed you with a particular condition, usually cancer, and says, ‘You have X number of months to live,’ and it’s very definite that your life is at the end. In that situation, you have to make a decision. Do you want to be resuscitated during that time? Do you want artificial hydration and nutrition to be options for your decision-maker to withdraw? That’s basically Part I of a living will.”