In Kansas, you must complete two additional forms in order to have a valid Advance Directive. The first is a Declaration of Living Will, while the second is a "Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy).

Information Required for the Advance Directive: To be deemed legitimate, your signature must be notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your KS Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions. Your agent, relative, or beneficiary CANNOT serve as your witness.
Kansas Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Kansas:

Death Certificates

Digital Estate Planning Laws
Law: SB 63 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: The Act authorizes access to digital assets by four common types of fiduciaries, which are listed here.
Status: Effective July 1, 2017
For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
House Bill 2068 titled “Kansas Death with Dignity Act” was referred to Health and Human Services in January 2013. It has yet to pass.

Organ Donation Registries
Kansas Organ Donation registry official link.

TPOPP (Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences) Form
Learn more about the TPOPP form for Kansas residents.

Probate Laws

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