The Utah Living Will is titled "My Health Care Wishes" and is included in an Advance Directive packet together with a form for naming a "Healthcare Power of Attorney" (also known as a Health Care Proxy) and specifying Organ Donation.

Information Required: You and one (1) witness must sign your UT Advance Directive in order for it to be legitimate. The witness CANNOT be any of the following:

  • Related by blood or marriage to the declarant
  • Entitlement to any portion of the declarant's wealth under the laws of intestate succession of any state or jurisdiction or under the declarant's will or codicil.
  • Beneficiary of a life insurance policy, trust, qualifying plan, pay on death account, or transfer or death deed held, owned, created, or established by or on behalf of the declarant.
  • Entitlement to a right or interest in real or personal property following the decedent's passing
  • Responsible financially for the declarant's medical treatment
  • A health care clinician or administrator at the health care facility where the declarant is receiving care. The appointed agent or substitute agent.
Utah Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Utah:

Death Certificates
Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: HB 13 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 on March 15, 2017; Effective on May 9, 2017

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

Organ Donation Registries
Utah Organ Donation registry official link.

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Download the POLST form for Utah residents.

Probate Laws

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