You may have your attorney draft an Advance Directive for Health Care. Many will also execute an Advance Directive for Health Care in conjunction with preparing your Will. In order for the Advance Directive for Health Care to be honored in the State of Mississippi, it must meet the following requirements: the document must be dated, it must be signed by the individual (principal) directing his or her own health care wishes and it must be either notarized or signed by two witnesses.
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