What happens if I don't have an Advance Health Care Directive?

If something were to happen causing you to become incapacitated, there could be disputes over your medical condition and treatment. Doctors may be required to keep you on life support and administer treatments, even if these would go against your wishes. Your family and loved ones may be left unable to control your treatment. A dispute could also arise in your family, compounding the burdens they're already facing. 

Creating an Advance Healthcare Directive can avoid these issues, and can give you the opportunity to make your preferences known.

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