Why Planning Ahead Helps You Save on Funeral Expenses

Why Planning Ahead Helps You Save on Funeral Expenses

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?

Columbarium Costs Explained

Columbarium Costs

If you or a loved one plan to be cremated this article will explain the basic costs that are associated with columbariums and what factors into the final price.

What to Do If There’s a Next of Kin Dispute

What to Do If There’s a Next of Kin Dispute

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?

Where to Find Laws on Cremation

Where to Find Laws on Cremation

From start to finish the cremation process is directed by laws. If you’re deciding whether to choose cremation over burial it’s good to know what those laws are so you can avoid potential legal problems.

What is Water Cremation?

Water Cremation

In this post we’re providing an overview on water cremation is and how it compares to traditional flame-based cremation services.

Next Steps After a Cremation is Complete

Next Steps After a Cremation is Complete

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?

Should You Hire a Probate Attorney?

Should You Hire a Probate Attorney

Many people have never heard of probate until they lose a close family member. Probate is the legal process for settling an estate after a person’s death. The process is usually overseen by a local probate office that will use state, county and city laws to determine how the estate settlement should proceed. If you’re […]

Types of Urns and What They Cost

Types of Urns

It’s now well known that cremation is much more affordable than traditional burial, particularly if a family chooses direct cremation. One of the few expenses that come with cremation but not burial is the cost of an urn. An urn is a receptacle where the remains are stored. The urn can be kept at a […]