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Convey your medical wishes with a living will

Our advance healthcare directive includes a living will to help you take control of your health and a medical power of attorney so you can appoint someone to make medical decisions on your behalf. Plus, get access to guidance from experienced attorneys if needed. Advance healthcare directives start at $39.

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Benefits of an advance healthcare directive
Having a living will and medical power of attorney in place gives you the power to choose the medical treatment you do and don't want even if you can't talk to your doctors or caregivers. Take part in advance care planning and create advance care directives that work for you.
Ensure you receive the healthcare you want even if you become unconscious or incapacitated
Appoint someone you trust to carry out your wishes, improving your peace of mind
Reduce confusion or disagreement about decisions made on your behalf at the end of life
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Living will
Healthcare power of attorney
Online questions to guide you through the process
Unlimited document revisions for 30 days
Secure online document storage
2 weeks of legal advice from our network attorneys plus document review, auto-renews monthly at $25†

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How to create your advance healthcare directive with 
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Provide instructions about the medical care you do or don't want to receive, assign someone to be your medical power of attorney, and outline your wishes.
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We’ll create documents that clarify your healthcare wishes and appoint your medical power of attorney.
Review with help—or on your own
Go over your complete advance healthcare directive with an attorney from our network. Or review everything online on your own.
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Why use LegalZoom to create your advance healthcare directive?
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Complete the questionnaires for your living will and medical power of attorney for the advance healthcare directive in less than 15 minutes, all at home.
Access guidance from highly rated network attorneys, who can provide advice about your healthcare directive and then review your completed documents.
Accepted in all 50 states
Feel secure knowing that not only have we helped with estate plans for 20+ years, but all our living wills and medical powers of attorney were created by attorneys.
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