Maryland Advance Directive Form

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A Maryland advance directive is a document that allows a person to select a health care agent and choose their end-of-life treatment options. The form is required to be signed with two (2) witnesses and kept in a safe and accessible place.

Four (4) Parts

  1. Selection of Health Care Agent (“Medical Power of Attorney”)
  2. Treatment Preferences (“Living Will”)
  3. Signature and Witness
  4. After my Death

Table of Contents


Statute – § 5-601 to § 5-618 (Maryland Health Care Decisions Act)

Signing Requirements (MD Code, Health – General, § 5-602) – The advance directive must be subscribed by two (2) witnesses in the physical presence or electronic presence of the declarant.

State Definition (MD Code, Health – General, § 5–601(b)) – “Advance directive” means a witnessed written or electronic document, voluntarily executed by the declarant in accordance with the requirements of this subtitle.

Versions (5)


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Frederick Health

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Kaiser Permanente

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Mental Health Assoc.

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Statutory Version

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How to Write

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