An Alabama Living Will - sometimes confused with an Advance Directive - is a document that allows an individual to clarify their wishes regarding health care and treatment in case of temporary or permanent incapacity.
The form must at the very least address the three following topics:
An Alabama Living Will is defined and regulated by Title 22. Health, Mental Health, and Environmental Control § 22-8A-4 of the Code of Alabama which states that any legal adult may execute a will directing the providing or withholding of life-sustaining treatment, artificially provided hydration and nutrition. Not valid if pregnant.