Living Will in Extremadura

Living Will in Extremadura

You will have the opportunity to express in advance the medical care you want to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot manifest it of your own free will.

If you live in Extremadura you can already make the anticipated expression of wills that you deem appropriate in life. If it is a future, you cannot express your own wishes as a consequence of a serious deterioration in your health. Those wills will be taken into account by the doctors who assist you.

Living Will in Extremadura

You will have the opportunity to express in advance the medical care you want to receive when you are in a situation where you cannot manifest it of your own free will.

If you live in Extremadura you can already make the anticipated expression of wills that you deem appropriate in life. If it is a future, you cannot express your own wishes as a consequence of a serious deterioration in your health. Those wills will be taken into account by the doctors who assist you.

What does the Living Will consist of?

We put at your disposal a very simple form to leave your instructions on the care or treatments you want or do not receive and to appoint the representatives to act as interlocutors before the responsible medical team. This document can be made by a person of legal age, capable and free, and with the same freedom and requirements, its content can be revoked or modified. Keep in mind that if the patient cannot and there is no advance directive document, the relatives will intervene.

You will have a complete and exhaustive advice whenever you need it, since we solve all the possible doubts that may arise before creating your living will and while you fill it out.

We take care of registering the document in the registry of advance directives of the Comunidad Autónoma de Extremadura, and we will even electronically send a copy of them to the registry if this mechanism is enabled.

Our living will processing service includes additional guarantees from blockchain technology.

The living will in Extremadura is called the advance expression of wills

The living will in Extremadura is a document through which anyone can make effective their right to record their will regarding the actions to be carried out at the end of their life when the The patient is not in a position to express his wishes regarding the actions that he wishes to be taken into account.

In Extremadura the living will can be done by any person of legal age who is legally qualified and acts freely. Unlike in other autonomous communities, in Extremadura minors cannot process the living will on their own, in which case it will be the father, mother or legal guardian of the minor who must decide on how to act and what to do about the treatment doctor to apply to the minor when the time comes.

This document can be created by filling in an available template, in paper or digital format. According to the regulations, there are 2 ways to process the living will in Extremadura and thus make the advance expression of wills: before a notary or before three witnesses. In the case of witnesses, they must be of legal age and fully capable of acting. In addition, at least two of them must not have a kinship relationship until the 2nd or be related by marital, de facto, or patrimonial relationship with the grantor.

When processing the living will or the advance expression of wills, there is the possibility of appointing a representative, who can be any person of legal age, with sufficient legal capacity, who knows the will and the values personal of the grantor, to act as a valid interlocutor with the healthcare team that assists him. And it is necessary that the representative knows his appointment, accepts it and signs it.

In order to process the living will in Extremadura it is necessary to provide the following documentation:

  • Request for inscription of the advance expression of wills document.
  • Authenticated copy of the DNI, passport or any official document that proves the identity of the participants: grantor, witnesses (if any) and representative (if any).
  • Responsible statement signed by each witness.
  • Document accrediting the representative (if any), accepted and signed by the representative.
  • If it is before a notary, also: authorized copy of it.

In Extremadura, you can obtain more information and process the anticipated expression of wills with the doctor responsible for the care of the grantor, in the health center in charge of their care, in the General Registry of the Ministry of Health and Social Policy and in the Administrative Attention Centers.

You can also process the living will or advance expression of wills through the Internet, through the service that My Digital Legacy makes available to all citizens of Extremadura, also extensible throughout the Spanish territory. We take care of everything. In the following link you can obtainmore information about the living will in Spain.

What regulations exist to regulate the Living Will in Extremadura?

In Extremadura, the living will, after regulation at the national level in 2002, is managed and processed based on a Decree published by the Extremadura Regional Government in 2007.

Decree 31/2007, of October 15, which regulates the content, organization and operation of the Registry of Early Expression of Will of the Autonomous Community of Extremadura and the automated file of personal data of the aforementioned registry is created.

Some information about the Living Will in Extremadura

Living Wills Made

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Extremadura citizens who have made a living will

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They are made by women

*Extracted data from the National Register of Prior Instructions in July 2020

Process now your Living Will

With witnesses

Choose up to 3 different people who will act as witnesses when processing your living will.

By notary

With your living will already prepared, we make an appointment with your trusted notary or one of your area.

Do you have any questions about the Living Will in Extremadura?

If you have any doubt, query or question about any technical and/or legal aspect of the living will in Extremadura or about how the living will is administered and managed through My Digital Legacy, fill in this form with your data and your ask and we will answer you as soon as possible.




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