Michigan Living Will & Health Care Forms
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Make your Living Will Today! A living will is a document that allows you to specify what should be done about life-sustaining procedures if, in the future, your death from a terminal condition is imminent despite the application of life-sustaining procedures or you are in a persistent vegetative state.
Living Wills - Advance Health Care Directives
Designation of Patient Advocate
» This Michigan Designation of Patient Advocate allows you to designate a person to make health care decisions for you in the event that you become incapable. This form also allows you to make specific instructions for your healthcare, make anatomical gifts, and designate a primary physician for your care. This form functions in the same manner as a living will or advance health care directive.
Do Not Resuscitate Order - Statutory Form
» This is a statutory form provided for in the Michigan Consolidate Laws. It is your request that in the event your heart and breathing should stop, no person shall attempt to resuscitate you.
Although the term Living Will may indicate that it is a Will, in reality, it is more similar to a Power of Attorney than a Will. Therefore, don't be confused by the title of the document. The purpose of a living will is to allow you to make decisions about life support and directs others to implement your desires in that regard.
Some States use documents with other names which serve the same function as a Living Will.
Q: If I make a living will, does that assure that the Courts will not get involved and that family members will not be allowed to fight over the decision I make in the Living Will about whether I desire to continue life support?
A: No, but it changes the facts and reduces the chances that your wishes would not be followed. Family members could still dispute the medical opinions that you will not recover.
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Last Will and Testament