Georgia Living Will
What Is a Living Will?
A Living Will is a document that could be used to postpone or delay
our death. The name of the document may differ from state to state.
Each state however identifies documents of this nature as advance
directives. They allow us to choose the kinds of medical treatment we
want or don=t want. Specifically, the Living Will allows us to choose
whether or not we want to die naturally, without our death being
artificially prolonged by various medical procedures.
Does Georgia Have a Living Will Law?
Yes. Georgia=s law was first passed in 1984.
How Does a Living Will Differ From a Last Will And
A Last Will and Testament is a legal document that expresses how
we want done with our money and other property after our death.
Information on the requirements for a Last Will and Testament is
available from the Division of Aging Services or may be available from
your local Extension county agent in the form of a Bulletin #1018,