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    Importance of Making a Personal Directive

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    Why is it important to make a Personal Directive (Power of Attorney for Health/Living Will)

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    In most juristictions, the law does not allow for any individual to automatically make decisions for you. A common misconception for most people is that if they are injured and in the hospital, their spouse or adult children will be allowed to make medical decisions on their behalf. The truth is that doctors are under NO LEGAL OBLIGATION to listen to ANYONE, family or otherwise, ...

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    This solution describes the importance of creating a Personal Directive, also known as a Living Will.

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