Living Wills

Our experienced Private Client Solicitors are specialists in Living Wills – sometimes called Advanced Decisions.

The idea behind them is that you are able to specify in advance the extent of medical treatment that you wouldn’t want to be given in the event of suffering a severe medical condition and being unable to give instructions about your care in the future. 

What do i need to make a Living Will:

  • Would you like to be cared for in a hospice or at home?
  • How your medical treatment might be affected by beliefs
  • Refusal of treatment you don’t want to receive, such as CPR or life support

For a long time it was thought that such living wills had no validity, but in recent years the opinion of the legal and medical profession is that they are valid so long as there is proof that the writer still feels the same way about his or her care at the time when he or she becomes ill. 

If you require any guidance on a Living Will, making an advanced decision or an advance statement, contact one of our Living Will Solicitors.  Tel: +44 (0) 1276 686 222

Why should you make a Will?

When the time arrives, do you know how much difference having a Will in place can make to your loved ones…

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