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Category: Your Legal Rights

Your Funeral Consumer Rights, State by State

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestHere’s your one-stop-shopping for all your questions about your legal rights. Funeral Ethics Organization, run by Lisa Carlson, co-author of Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death, has generously distilled information from the book into simple tri-fold pamphlets. Read more

Was the Funeral Home Ethical?

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestAre You Wondering if the Funeral Home You Used Was an Ethical One? It probably was — IF — you can answer “yes” to these ten questions: Did you receive a General Price List early in planning the funeral and before you made any decisions that would affect the price of the funeral? Read more

Filing a Complaint

ombudsman FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestHow to Start No one is perfect, including funeral directors and cemeterians. We all make mistakes. If you are dissatisfied with your funeral or cemetery experience, try to settle your concerns with those involved first. Read more

Caring for Your Own Dead

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestIt’s here! Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death will be published June, 2011, but Funeral Consumers Alliance is shipping copies now ahead of bookstores!

Final Rights is the definitive book on the modern funeral industry. Read more