Advance Directives: Counseling Guide for Lawyers is designed to assist lawyers and health care professionals in formulating end-of-life health decision plans that are clearly written and effective.
The guide provides detailed information on how to bridge the chasm between lawyers and health care providers. It helps lawyers to provide guidance that is more in harmony with the clinical and family realities that clients face. The foundation for it is a set of eight principles to guide patients and clients through the advance care planning process.
It includes a checklist for lawyers, which offers an itemized listing of what is expected throughout the entire process.