Living Wills, Medical Powers of Attorney, and End of Life Decisions in Louisiana: With Forms
LSU 43rd Annual Estate Planning Institute, October 2013
37 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Date Written: October 1, 2013
This paper was presented in connection with the LSU 43rd Annual Estate Planning Institute. The paper examines the laws regulating end-of-life decisions in Louisiana with comparisons to other jurisdictions. The paper discusses how to draft appropriate end-of-life documents that are tailored to a client's unique and individual needs while at the same time ensuring enforceability of those documents. The paper includes several model forms for Louisiana practitioners.
Keywords: living will, estate planning, end of life, medical power of attorney, Louisiana
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