Free New Mexico Living Will Forms | Advance Health Care Directive

The New Mexico Health Care Directive incorporates both the power of attorney and a living will for health care directive and provides the `Principal`with the freedom to choose what medical treatment they receive if they become ill so that they can no longer express their wishes to their medical practitioners. The  document requires either two witnesses or a notary, is invalid should the patient be found to be pregnant and is created with respects to the US statutes § 24-7A-1 to –18 . A New Mexico health care directive also lets the principal select another person called the `Agent` to become a facilitator of the patient`s health care treatment. The document can be made effective once it is complete or at a later time, is a formal declaration and is legally binding but can be revoked if the principal wishes.

New Mexico Living Will Form | Medical Power of Attorney

New Mexico Living Will Form | Medical Power of Attorney

In New Mexico they condense the living will and medical power of attorney into what is known as an advance health care directive according to Section 24-7A. It provides the `Principal`with the freedom to choose what medical treatment. It also lets the principal nominate an agent to carry out the wishes of the patient with regards to […]