In Pennsylvania, a “Living Will” is known as a Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney. This provides directives from the individual as to how and what life sustaining measures should be taken to keep the person alive. Often times, family are faced with a gut wrenching decision as to whether or not to discontinue life support.
In Pennsylvania, there is a solution. The solution is a Living Will also known as Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney. Under these circumstances, while cognizant and competent, the individual can decide life ending measures.
Barbara Bush recently passed away. Obviously, she was in a position to make these self-determinative decisions. The importance of a Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney is that the burden is not left upon surviving family members. Those decisions are clearly and unequivocally made in the Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney.
All individuals who are facing life threatening and ending decisions need to be safe and protected. If you are in need of a Will, Durable Power of Attorney or Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney (Living Will) please contact Attorney Rolf Patberg at The Patberg Law Firm at 412-232-3500, 1-800-678-6880 or Rpatberglawfirm.com.