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Living Will


Reference: 9781913714062
England & Wales - eForm
England, Wales & Scotland - Kit
Scotland - eForm

Product Description

Living Will Lawpack

By making a Living Will using this Lawpack you can communicate your wishes to refuse any medical treatment in the future, in case it's not possible for you to express your preferences at the time.  

A Living Will is legally binding on medical professionals and can be referred to should you become incapable of making your wishes known, because of age or after an accident.

With a Living Will you make your wishes known and remove the burden of decision-making that loved ones would otherwise have to deal with. For example, should you suffer from a terminal illness you can make an advance decision in your Living Will to refuse treatment that will prolong your life. Alternatively, a Living Will can be used to refuse a blood transfusion or organ donation on religious reasons.

Manual Contents:
• What is a Living Will?
• Capacity and consent to medical treatment
• The history and background of Living Wills
• The legal effect of a Living Will
• When a Living Will applies
• The relationship between LPAs and Living Wills
• Procedure for completing a • Living Will
• The form
• How to complete the Form
• Communicating the decision
• Withdrawing or revoking a Living Will
• Disputes
• The Court of Protection
• Reviewing and updating your Living Will
• Example Living Will
• Advance Statement

• Living Will form for England & Wales
• Living Will form for Scotland

Approved by Leon Pickering, barrister of Ten Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, for England & Wales, and by Neill Clerk & Murray Solicitors for Scotland


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