The Louisiana equivalent of a living will is referred to as a "State of Louisiana Declaration" and is included in the same Advance Directive packet as a form to appoint a health care proxy.

In order for your LA Advance Directive to be legally binding, it must be signed by you and two (2) witnesses.
Louisiana Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Louisiana:

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

Digital Estate Planning Laws
  • Louisiana has no legislation

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

Organ Donation Registries
Louisiana Organ Donation registry official link.

LaPOST (Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) Form
Download the LaPOST form for Louisiana residents.

Probate Laws

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