A living will is a legal document that specifies a person’s wishes for end-of-life medical care. This includes the specific medical treatment you would and would not like to be used to keep you alive, while also including pain management and organ donation decisions.
A living will is a key estate planning tool. It provides direction to your agent to ensure that your desires are followed regarding medical decisions. Without a living will, your family can be left in a difficult situation guessing as to your wishes.