New Mexico Will Forms | Last Will and Testament | Living Will

New Mexico will forms are documents that are provided to allow persons to establish their wishes for their end of life situations. The “last will and testament document will assist the “Testator” in setting fourth a document stating how they would like their estate to be distributed; while the “living will” allows one (Principal) to create a document expressing their wishes for medical care when they are no longer able to communicate their wishes directly with physicians, family or a health care proxy.

These documents must be completed while the person is of sound mind. Should the person feel it would be necessary to make changes or revoke either document, they may do so at their discretion.

New Mexico Advance Health Care Directive(Living Will) Form

New Mexico Advance Health Care Directive(Living Will) Form

The New Mexico advance health care directive(living will) form is a legal document that is made available to a person (principal) who would like (while of sound mind) to prepare in advance for the quality of medical care they would wish receive, when/if the reach end of life circumstances. The form will provide a form of reference […]

New Mexico Last Will and Testament Form

New Mexico Last Will and Testament Form

The New Mexico last will and testament is a legal document that any individual of legal age may use to create a written record, while they are of sound mind, stating their wishes regarding the distribution of their personal their estate. The estate may include financial accounts, real property and/or personal property. This form will also accommodate appointment […]

Last Will and Testament VS Living Will

Last Will and Testament – Is a document that will allow one (a testator) to complete this document as a standard will. The Testator may use this document to provide a written record of the Testator’s wishes and instructions as to how the Testator would like their selected executor to distribute their estate after the Testator’s dies. If the Testator would like to provide powers to an executor, this may be done within this form. The executor is obligated to ensure that the instructions outlined by the testator, are carried out as stated within the document.  This document may be changed or revoked at the will of the principal.

Living Will – Or an“Advance Directive is designed for any person (Principal), while they are of sound mind, to be able to clearly provide an outline of the medical treatment options that they would prefer, once they reach end of life circumstances, that would most likely prevent the Principal from any longer communicating their wishes. The document is most generally implemented only after two physicians have determined that there will be no chance that the Principal will, ever again, be able to communicate their wishes.

This document will allow the Principal to select a health care agent. Their agent must clearly understand that they must ensure that the Principal’s advance instructions are to be honored as stated. The form may be revoked at any time.