Overview: The Utah Living Will is called "My Health Care Wishes" and is included in an Advance Directive packet that also contains a form for naming a "Healthcare Power of Attorney" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy) and specifying Organ Donation.
Required Information: You and one (1) witness must sign your UT Advance Directive for it to be considered valid. The witness CAN NOT be:
- Related to the declarant by blood or marriage
- Entitled to any portion of the declarant's estate according to the laws of intestate succession of any state or jurisdiction or under any will or codicil of the declarant
- A beneficiary of a life insurance policy, trust, qualified plan, pay on death account, or transfer or death deed that is held, owned, made, or established by, or on behalf of, the declarant
- Entitled to benefit financially upon the death of the declarant
- Entitled to a right to, or interest in, real or personal property upon the death of the declarant
- Directly financially responsible for the declarant's medical care
- A health care provider who is providing care to the declarant or an administrator at a health care facility in which the declarant is receiving care
- The appointed agent or alternate agent
Remember to add your completed form to your Everplan!