The Ladue News featured our own Nancy Dilley, who explains why advanced medical directive, or living will documents are important, even for adults under 25. “In Missouri, anyone age 18 or over can have a living will,” said Dilley. She also explains if an adult does not want to be kept alive on a ventilator for several months without improvement, having an advanced medical directive, or living will, can spare families from court battles and agonizing decisions.
Spencer Fane Partner Nancy Dilley has 24 years of experience in the areas of trusts and estates, gift and estate tax planning, family business succession planning, families with members who have "special needs," and elder law. She also devotes much of her efforts in helping families create the legal structures for financial protection for younger generations.
To learn more about an advanced medical directive, living will, or naming a medical power of attorney, contact Nancy Dilley at (314) 863-7733 or
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