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New York Advance Directive Form

New York advance directive allows a principal to establish health care provisions pertaining to end-of-life medical treatments. This form contains a living will that states the principal’s preferences for life-sustaining procedures such as CPR and artificially administered nutrition. Also included in this package is a medical power of attorney that designates a health care agent to represent the principal and ensure that their medical wishes are adhered to by the attending physicians.

Agent’s Duties PBH § 2982

Laws PBH Article 29-C (Health Care Agents and Proxies) & PBH Article 29-CC (Family Health Care Decisions Act)

Signing Requirements (PBH § 2981(2)) – Two (2) Witnesses


Related Forms

Living Will – Outlines the principal’s health care decisions for end-of-life treatment including medication and organ donation.

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Medical Power of Attorney – Appoints a health care agent to make medical decisions for the principal when they are unable to communicate.

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