Utah Will Laws
Here you will find legal terms and their application by state as this can vary depending on where you live.
Reciprocity - The practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organization to another. Certain states will limit the extent to which they honor health care directives(reciprocity) from other states, meaning they will only accept them so far as they comply with their own laws. This creates a bit of a legal grey area, however, most times it doesn't become an issue.
State Law Citation and TitleUT CODE § 75-2-101 to 75-2-114
Utah Code Title 75, Chapter 2, Part 1 (Intestate Succession)
State Law Statute75-2-1101; Personal Choice and Living Will Act
Specific PowersAny medical procedure or intervention that would serve only to prolong the dying process including artificial nutrition and hydration unless declaration specifically excludes; does not include medication, sustenance, or any procedure to alleviate pain or provide comfort care. Separate procedure for do not resuscitate directive
Revocation DurationA living will is revocable at any time by signed revocation, destruction of the original document, or oral expression of the declarant's intent to revoke in the presence of an adult witness. Revocation is effective on receipt by physician. The current wishes of the declarant always take precedent over any document or directive.
ReciprocityA similar instrument executed in another state is presumed to comply with Utah law and may be relied upon in good faith.
Transfer UnwillingUnwilling physician required to transfer patient promptly