A “living will”, also called an “advance directive” or a “declaration for a natural death”, is a document that allows you to specify the sorts of medical treatment and care you are to receive in the event that you suffer from dementia or become unconscious and your doctor(s) believe it is irreversible, or you are diagnosed with a condition that your doctor(s) believe will shortly result in death. A related document, a “health care power of attorney”, allows you to designate any person you choose to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make them yourself. While these documents are fairly straightforward, they raise difficult (and unpleasant) issues. We help our clients think through the options and implications. We also ensure our clients’ choices are consistent and clear, thereby helping to ensure that their choices will be followed. We frequently see clients come in that already have these documents and discover upon review that they contain inconsistencies.
Sorrell Law Firm is a boutique law firm focusing on planning for today’s legal needs and beyond to help clients plan, preserve, and pass-on what is theirs.
Sorrell Law Firm Office
6573 Derby Lane NW
Concord, NC 28027
We are happy to serve our clients in either our office located in Concord or go to their home, office, or medical facility (hospital, rehab, assisted living facility, etc.) within a 50 mile radius of our office- at no additional charge.
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