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different ways to draft living wills

Living wills are important for a variety of reasons, but there are many things about these documents that are overlooked. In order to better prepare for the future and ensure all your legal documents are properly taken care of, here are three important things to understand about living wills:

1.   Why are they important? Having an updated living will is important to make a difficult time easier for you and your family members. When your living will clearly explains your expectations for medical care, none of your loved ones will have to make those difficult decisions for you.

2.   Is it necessary to make a living will before you get sick? Sometimes, illnesses can come out of nowhere, so being prepared with a living will is a good idea even if you aren’t experiencing any serious diseases. Without living wills, your family will be left to make difficult decisions that may cause unnecessary problems for your loved ones.

3.   How do I obtain a living will? There are a few different ways to draft living wills. It is possible to fill out a basic living will through online services or forms, or you can meet with a trusted attorney to ensure everything is set up correctly.

If you are in need of a new living will or need to update your current one, feel free to give us a call at Groff Law Firm, PLLC. We have experience and knowledge about living wills that will make sure everything is in order for your future, so you can have greater peace of mind when it comes to end-of-life care. Contact us today!