Do I need an attorney to create a Health Care Directive?
Technically, the answer is no. As long as the document contains the required elements as listed below and is properly witnessed, it will be a valid and enforceable Health Care Directive. Practically speaking, it is strongly recommended that you speak with an attorney in creating this very important document. There are many questions that come up when creating a Health Care Directive and an attorney can be an invaluable resource in providing information and guidance as you prepare yours.