Organ Donor Trusts and Durable Powers of Attorney for Organ Donation: New Twists on the Living Trust and Living Will

My first legal publication, written as a student note for the Probate Law Journal in 1995, this article discussed two theoretical vehicles for promoting organ donation: the creation of a inter vivos organ trust, modeled after a pour-over trust or an unfunded life insurance trust; and utilizing a durable power of attorney for health care to allow agents to make organ donation decisions in accordance with the principal’s wishes following his or her death.

13:1 Probate Law Journal 29-62 (1995)


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