Oklahoma Advance Health Care Directive(Living Will) Form

The Oklahoma advance health care directive(living will) is a legal document that would be set forth by the Principal in writing and in advance of a time when the Principal is no longer competent to make their own health care decisions. Within this document, the Principal will have the opportunity to delegate decision making powers to a Health Care Proxy (only if they wish to have one). They will also be able to decide whether or not they would like to offer anatomical gifts. This document must be completed by or in the presence of the Principal while the Principal is of sound mind. The document may be revoked at the discretion of the Principal.

Laws – §63-3101.1 et sec

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the document – The Principal must read all of the sections in the “living will” section of the form.

  • Once the sections have been read and understood, the Principal must select and initial one of the statements following each statement provided
  • If there will be more instructions added in paragraph four (4) initial the line preceding the statement
  • In paragraph four (4) enter all additional instructions (if any)

Step 2 – Appointment of Health Care Proxy – The Principal may appoint someone they trust to make their health care decisions for them when they are no longer able to do so, unless otherwise stated – Read the information in this section

  • Enter the name of the Health Care Proxy
  • In the even the initial Proxy is unable or unwilling to competently serve the Principal in this capacity, enter the name of an alternate agent

Step 3 – Anatomical Gifts –

  • If the Principal would like to become a donor read the section and initial all that would apply (if the Principal chooses not to participate, leave the section blank)

Step 4 – General Provisions and Signatures – The Principal must carefully review the information provided in this section. Submit the following:

  • Date of signature in dd/m/yy
  • Principal must enter their signature
  • City of residence
  • County of residence
  • Date of Birth (optional)

Witnesses – This form must be witnessed and signed by two (2) witnesses:

  • Read and agree to the statement
  • Witnesses must then enter their respective signatures
  • Addresses