Maryland Will Forms | Last Will and Testament | Living Will

Maryland will forms are documents that are used by individuals to serve different purposes, although, these document do offer different aspects of preparation of organizing their affairs, both address end of life situations. The last will document will take the Testator through the process of organizing the distribution of their estate. The living will form would be used to prepare a written record of the final wishes of the individual (Principal) with regard to their final wishes for medical care when they are at the end of their life and no longer able to express their choices due to their illness or disease. These forms must be prepared while the individual is of sound mind and as long as they remain of sound mind, they may change or revoke these documents at their discretion. These documents, after completion, must be witnessed and/or notarized.

Maryland Advance Health Care Directive(Living Will)

Maryland Advance Health Care Directive(Living Will)

The Maryland advance health care directive(living will) is a legal document that would be utilized by an individual (Principal) so that, in the event of illness, disease or even an accident that may leave the Principal in a position of being unable to communicate their wishes for health care, in an end of life scenario, they will […]

Maryland Last Will and Testament Form

Maryland Last Will and Testament Form

The Maryland last will and testament is a legal document that is completed by an individual who would be in preparation to ensure that their estate (personal property, real property and or financial accounts) would be properly distributed to their beneficiaries after their death. This is a standard will. If the Testator would like to delegate powers […]

Last Will and Testament VS Living Will

Last Will and Testament – This document is a standard will. The Testator may utilize this document to state their specific instructions pertaining to how they would choose to have their executor distribute their personal property, financial accounts and real property (entire estate), to their beneficiaries after the Testator’s death. Should the Testator intend to elect an executor to distribute their property, the Testator may delegate an executor and an alternate (optional) within the contents of this document.

Living Will – This form is what is generally known as an “Advance Directive.” This document is provided so that an individual (Principal), would have the ability to arrange their end of life medical care according to their own wishes. These decisions are very personal in nature and provide a sense of ease not only for the Principal, but family, friends and medical staff. The instructions provided by the Principal would be implemented once he/she arrives at a point that they are no longer able to make their own medical decisions. This form will also allow the Principal to select a health care agent to ensure that all advance instructions are honored, however this is optional.