(1) An adult of sound mind may make a declaration of preferences or instructions regarding mental health treatment. The preferences or instructions may include consent to or refusal of mental health treatment.
(2) A declaration for mental health treatment continues in effect for a period of three years or until revoked. The authority of a named attorney-in-fact and any alternative attorney-in-fact named in the declaration continues in effect as long as the declaration appointing the attorney-in-fact is in effect or until the attorney-in-fact has withdrawn. If a declaration for mental health treatment has been invoked and is in effect at the expiration of three years after its execution, the declaration remains effective until the principal is no longer incapable. [1993 c.442 §2]Section: Previous 127.649 127.650 127.652 127.654 127.658 127.660 127.700 127.702 127.703 127.705 127.707 127.710 127.712 127.715 127.717 Next
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