Why Everyone Needs an Advance Directive

Last weekend my wife had a pain that wouldn't seem to go away so we ended up at the emergency room. One of the first questions asked by the hospital admissions representative was, "Do you have an Advance Health Care Directive?" I'm sure the woman thought we were crazy, but we both began to laugh. My law firm has recently been advising ALL our clients to have a Living Will or Advance Health Care Directive properly executed. We had been so intent on making sure our clients were set that we ...