Advanced Directives (Living Will/DNRs/Etc.)
A Living Will allows you to designate specific treatments that you do not wish to have when you become terminally ill or permanently unconscious. In the absence of a Living Will, your medical provider will provide all treatments deemed necessary to keep you alive, even if the quality of your life will not improve. See the resources below to learn more.
This section contains links that offer information about Living Wills in Arkansas. There are pdf fact sheets, sample forms and interactive forms below.
FACT SHEETS & LEGAL INFORMATION
- Fact Sheet - Living Will
- Fact Sheet - Organ Donation
- Fact Sheet - Instructions: Durable Power of Attorney
- Form - Durable Power of Attorney. Print and fill out this form to grant someone power of attorney in the event you become incapacitated.
FORMS & COURT INFORMATION
- Interactive Form - Living Will. Use this interactive form to create a living will.
- Sample Form - Living Will (PDF)
OTHER RESOURCES (Other Websites)
- ARKANSAS LAW - Arkansas Code - Unannotated (LexisNexis)
- Website - American Bar Association Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning
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|FORM - Durable Power of Attorney (PDF)||73.17 KB|
|Fact Sheet - Durable Power of Attorney HealthCare (PDF)||164.7 KB|