Documents Governing End-of-Life Care: Avoiding Traps For the Unwary

, New York Law Journal


Eve Green Koopersmith, a partner, Doris L. Martin, a partner/director, and Barbara D. Knothe, a partner at Garfunkel Wild, review the documents and laws that govern health care decisions in New York, and advises which ones should be part of a complete estate plan. Please keep in mind, they note, that given the nature of medical treatment issues, this article cannot provide a template for all clients, and a particular client's circumstances must be considered with respect to which documents fit best.

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