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What Is The Purpose Of A Florida Living Will?

July 31, 2015

A concern shared by many Palm Beach County residents is to be able to control decisions about the health care they receive and end-of-life decisions in the event they are unable to make them for themselves. State assists them by recognizing the right of a person to prepare a written declaration in which they appoint a surrogate to make decisions for them if they are incapable of making them on their own.

A living will is not a last will and testament by which a person may designate beneficiaries to share in the estate he or she leaves after death….