Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

When Would You Want A Do Not Resuscitate Order?
September 8, 2023

Under Florida and federal law, a competent adult has the right to choose the kind of health care he/she wishes to receive, reject, or discontinue. Your advance health care directives are documents that tell your family and physicians your preferences…

DNRO tatoo
Is A Tattoo a Valid DNRO?
January 6, 2018

By law and training, doctors and emergency medical technicians must do all they can to save lives. That includes administering CPR in the event of cardiac or pulmonary medical emergency. CPR can be withheld only if medical personnel can verify…

When advance directives are ignored
April 15, 2017

When we discuss end-of-life wishes with clients, some clients say they want everything possible done to keep them alive, regardless of their physical condition or possible outcome. If they can hang on for a while longer, they reason, there might…