Whats the difference between the last will & a living will?

Kara B. ∙ October 5, 2018

A Last Will and Testament is a document that states how a person’s property is to be distributed upon his or her passing. It also includes who is in charge of managing the estate and who would be the guardian of any minor children.

A Living Will, on the other hand, is a document that is effective while the person is living, and spells out decisions regarding whether to prolong life by artificial life support when suffering from terminal illness or are in a coma, or vegetative state. A living will has nothing to do with who receives a person’s property.

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