The Alabama Health Care Proxy is included in an Advance Directive packet that also contains a form for a Living Will.

Required Information: You and two (2) witnesses must sign your AL Advance Directive for it to be considered valid.
Alabama Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Alabama:

Death Certificates
Click here to download the application for a certified Alabama death certificate.

Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: HB 138 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [See the full Bill here]
  • Status: Signed by the Governor on May 11, 1017; Effective January 1, 2018

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
  • Alabama has no legislation

Organ Donation Registries
Alabama organ donation registry official link.

POLST (Physicians Order for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Alabama doesn’t currently have a POLST program (check the status here).


Probate Laws
Title 43, Chapter 2: Administration of Estates
Title 43, Chapter 8: Probate Code


Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
  • Alabama has no estate tax or inheritance tax