Limitations on Living Will Provisions in Connecticut

When will my living will, or parts of my living will, not apply? Two Limitations on Living Will Provisions in CT A living will is a document that any person above the age of 18 and of sound mind and body can sign that lets them choose how they are medically treated after permanent incapacity and during the final stages of their life. However, there are two times that Connecticut Statutes do not let your living will provisions apply. Living Will Not…

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What is considered permanently unconscious for purposes of a living will?

What Is Considered Permanently Unconscious in Connecticut A living will is a document that controls which medical procedures can be administered to an individual in the case of their permanent unconsciousness. For more information on what a living will is, read this. If a living will becomes effective at the moment of permanent unconsciousness, How do medical professionals decide when somebody is permanently unconscious? Connecticut General Statute Sec. 19a-570 defines language for the purpose of living wills and healthcare directives…

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