Wes Nakagiri

Livingston County Commissioner 

This booklet was designed to assist you in pre-planning by providing frequently asked questions and general information on MIPeace of Mind Registry, Funeral Representative designation, Michigan’s Statutory Will and Patient Advocate law, and organ donation.

This booklet is not intended to replace the advice of legal professionals when it comes to making long-term care and end-of-life decisions.

For additional information or if you are in need of referral for legal counsel, please contact:

State Bar of Michigan
Michael Franck Building
306 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933-2012
Website: www.michbar.org
Phone: 517-346-6300
Toll-free: 800-968-1442
Fax: 517-482-6248

To provide an overview of topics covered, the booklet's Table of Contents is included below. To read more about each topic please click here to download this booklet as an Adobe PDF file. Note: You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view this booklet. 

Revised in July of 2017, this booklet was prepared by the Michigan Legislature. The full title of this booklet is "Planning for Your Peace of Mind, A Guide to Medical and Legal Decisions." A hard copy of this booklet may still be available. Please contact your State Representative or State Senator.

Personal Records 3
Medical and Prescription Records 15
Michigan Statutory Will 19
Advance Directives for Health Care: Michigan's Patient Advocate Law 31
MIPeace of Mind Registry 32
Funeral Representative Designation 35
Guide for Using the Designation of Patient Advocate Form 35
Organ Donation 45