In North Carolina, a Living Will is also called an Advance Directive for a Natural Death. A Living Will is not a Last Will and Testament.
You have a right to control all decisions concerning your medical care. A Living Will is a written document that gives you that control.
If there is no reasonable hope of recovery, the purpose of a Living Will is to communicate your intent to die a natural death. If you have a medical condition that is determined to be terminal and incurable, by creating a Living Will, you can declare whether or not you want your life prolonged by extraordinary medical treatment.
When properly signed, witnessed, and certified, a Living Will works as follows:
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