Portage, IN asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Indiana

Q: Please, how do I obtain a Psychiatric Advanced Directive? And will it even work?

I've been asking or this for years.

1 Lawyer Answer
Jonathan Armiger
Jonathan Armiger
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Fishers, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Indiana Code sections 16-36-1.7-0.5 to 16-36-1.7-5 deal with Psychiatric Advance Directives, including requirements to execute a directive as set forth in Indiana Code section 16-36-1.7-2. You can view these and other Indiana Code sections online using this website: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2019/ic/titles/001. The Indiana State Department of Health also has an Advance Directives Resource Center that you can view online here: https://www.in.gov/isdh/25880.htm. You can also speak to a lawyer about obtaining a Psychiatric Advanced Directive. I hope this helps.

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