Reflections And Insights
Many Americans do not make end of life arrangements in advance. There are a lot of reasons for this, starting with the fact that no one likes to think about their own death. But what about the people you’re leaving behind?
It’s not uncommon for next of kin disputes to come up when there’s no will, especially if the estate is sizable. It’s a situation no one wants to find themselves in after losing a loved one. So, what should you do if there’s a next of kin dispute?
When families choose cremation they often ask, what happens after the cremation is complete? Do you need to claim the remains? Are there any legal procedures that have to be followed to gain ownership of the remains? Or documents that need to be filed?