The North Carolina Living Will is one of the documents that may be found in an Advance Directive package. This packet also includes a form that can be used to name a Health Care Proxy.

The notarization of your signature, as well as the signatures of two (2) witnesses, is required in order for your North Carolina Advance Directive to be declared legitimate.
North Carolina Advance Directive Form
Other resources for North Carolina:

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

Digital Estate Planning Laws
Law: SB 805 Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [Read the full Bill]
Status: Effective June 30, 2016

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

Organ Donation Registries
North Carolina Organ Donation registry official link.

MOST (Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment) Form
Download the MOST form for North Carolina residents.

Probate Laws

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