While most of the time we think of health care in the medical context, health care decisions often have legal implications as well. Fortunately for patients and their families, Colorado has enacted a number of laws to help individuals formalize their health care wishes and keep their medical records private. For example, Colorado's living wills laws allow patients to specify the extent and type of treatment that would like to receive should they ever become incapacitated by an injury or illness. If you or a loved one is facing a health care decision, it's always a good idea to read up on the state's health care laws. Click on one of the links below to get started.