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Ana Romero

Compassion & Choices’ legal client, Ana Romero, the widow of Juan Fernando Romero, was sued by his family to take away her authority to make healthcare decisions for him when he fell ill. In March 2018, after Juan’s death, a judge ruled she was rightfully in control of her husband’s medical decisions.

Ana Romero

Compassion & Choices’ legal client, Ana Romero, the widow of Juan Fernando Romero, was sued by his family to take away her authority to make healthcare decisions for him when he fell ill. In March 2018, after Juan’s death, a judge ruled she was rightfully in control of her husband’s medical decisions.

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