Estate Planning Law

What Types Of Advance Directives Are Recognized In The State Of New Jersey?

There are three kinds of advance directives: Proxy Directive ­ (“durable power of attorney for health care”) lets you name a “health care representative,” such as a family member or friend, to make health care decisions on your behalf. Instructive Directive ­ (“living will”) lets you state what kinds of medical treatments you would accept or reject in certain situations. Combined Directive, which lets you do both.