Notary Bulletin Hotline Tip: What Is A Living Will? By NNA Staff on December 28, 2010 in Hotline Tips A “living will” is a written statement of a signer’s wishes regarding medical treatment in the event the signer is incapacitated and unable to give instructions. A living will should not be confused with a last will and testament. Despite the similarity in titles, they are completely different documents. A living will can be notarized normally without special instructions from an attorney or other restrictions. Email Share Leave a Comment Required * Name * Email *(for verfication purposes only) Comment * Enter the text shown in this image *(text is case sensitive)All comments are reviewed and if approved, will display.