In addition to the Arizona Living Will, an Advance Directive packet also includes a form for appointing a Health Care Proxy.

Your signature must be notarized OR one (1) witness must sign your Arizona Advance Directive in order for it to be legal. The witness must be at least 18 years old and CANNOT be a member of your immediate family (blood, adoption, or marriage), a person named in your Will to receive a portion of your estate, your representative, or a health care provider.
Arizona Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Arizona

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

Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: SB 1413 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.
Status: This was approved by the Governor and filed with the Secretary of State on May 11, 2016

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

Organ Donation Registries
Arizona Organ Donation registry official link.

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Arizona doesn’t currently have a POLST program check the status here.

Probate Laws
Title 14: Trusts, Estates and Protective Proceedings
Title 14, Chapter 3: Probate of Wills and Administration

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