Take your time. Consider whom you might choose to be your proxy. Think about your treatment wishes. Discuss the issue with family members and your doctor. Talk with your minister, rabbi, priest or other spiritual leader if you feel it would be helpful.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified estate planning lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local estate planning attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.