Creation, Execution and Revocation of Massachusetts Health Care Proxies (PDF)
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Massachusetts law provides for the execution, administration and governance of health care proxies. A health care proxy is a written instrument signed by a competent adult appointing another competent adult to make health care decisions in the event of his or her subsequent incapacity. This EIA examines the requirements for creating and executing a valid health care proxy, and the process of revocation of a proxy that is no longer desired.
JOHN G. DUGAN is a partner at Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan and Cannon, P.C. in Franklin, MA.
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