2017 Alaska Statutes
Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions
Chapter 52. Health Care Decisions Act
Sec. 13.52.040. Decisions by guardian.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 13.52.040 (2017)

(a) Subject to AS 13.52.183, 13.52.193, and 13.52.203, a guardian shall comply with the ward's individual instructions and may not revoke a ward's advance health care directive executed before the ward's incapacity unless a court expressly authorizes the revocation.

(b) Unless there is a court order to the contrary, a health care decision of an agent takes precedence over that of a guardian.

(c) Except as provided in (a) of this section, a health care decision made by a guardian for the ward is effective without judicial approval.

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