July 2022 Newsletter

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From The Certified Elder Law Attorney's Desk:

William W. “Bill” Erhart

Advance Medical Directives, Living Will, Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy

Advance Directives (Yes, Advance NOT Advanced)


Patient self-determination is based upon the right of an individual to possession of control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others. Union Pac. Ry. V. Botsford, 141 U.S. 250 (1891). The doctrine of informed consent forms the basis of patient participation before treatment can begin...

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