Death Legal Questions and Answers

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My Son went on a hunting trip in Montana and disappeared. Is he presumed dead?

My Son went on a hunting trip in Montana and during the hunt he disappeared and the other hunters could not locate him. It has been 3 years ago. He has a family and has life insurance. I hate to assume he died but he would not be the type to not let us know he is ok. We live in

02/04/2017   |   Category: Death   |   State: Florida   |   #31539

Can We Bury Ashes Ourselves if We Own a Family Burial Plot in a Cemetery?

My grandfather bought 16-18 plots in the family cemetery located in TN. A family member wishes to have his ashes buried in one of the plots the family owns. Can we open the grave site ourselves and bury his ashes ourselves, or do we have to pay the cemetery to hire someone to do it?

06/28/2011   |   Category: Death   |   State: Tennessee   |   #25111

HHow Can We Avoid a Zoning Restriction?

We have cemetery plots in a rural township cemetery. At the time of purchase, no rules were in effect to limit burial to below ground. We have 6 lots and were planning on having above vaults. It has come to my attention that now the 3 trustees of the township have made a change in the rules of the cemetery to prohibit any above ground burial. What rights do I haveas this is...

05/28/2011   |   Category: Death   |   State: Illinois   |   #24922

Who is at Fault if a Police Officer is Killed in a Car Chase?

If a police officer is killed during a car chase what type of defense negligence applies?

05/26/2011   |   Category: Death   |   State: Maryland   |   #24909

Can I Have a Backyard Burial in Nevada if I Miscarry?

I had a natural miscarriage at home, the fetus measured 14 weeks. We buried the fetus in the backyard, but the doctor called and thinks that is illegal. Is it illegal? What are the laws concerning disposing of miscarried fetuses?

11/01/2010   |   Category: Death   |   State: Nevada   |   #23527

How do I get a court order naming me sole heir?

I live in NYC my mother died in Florida in 2000 leaving about 2300.00 in an account. One of my two brothers was made executor of the estate. I believe the will divides all property 3 ways presumably making all three of us rightful heirs. Both of my brothers have since died. What the bank requires to release the funds to me is court order naming me sole heir. What do I do?

06/24/2010   |   Category: Death   |   State: New York   |   #22466

How Do I Exhume a Body in New Jersey?

In the state of new jersey. My father's ashes are buried in a cemetery. I wanted to exhume his ashes. the cemetery people said I needed a court order and also were not very helpful and the local funeral home didn't even want to help either, I even afford to pay them..could any one help me?

05/14/2010   |   Category: Death   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #22118

How Do I Get a Death Certificate for a Missing Person in Oregon?

My aunt disappeared from her Oregon coast home on 01/22/09. To date, her disappearance is still a mystery. On the morning that she left, the sheriff, K-9 unit and Coast Guard could find no trace of her. She was clad in just pajamas and carried no identification. She suffered from dementia and would be 92 years old in March. The question being when is a person in this situation...

02/21/2010   |   Category: Death   |   State: Nevada   |   #21064

How Do I Get a Death Certificate Issued for a Missing Person in Florida?

How long before a family will get a death certificate for missing person in the state of Florida?

10/19/2009   |   Category: Death   |   State: Florida   |   #19175

Am I legally obligated to pay off my late brother's half of the mortgage?

My brother and his girlfriend built a house together. There is no equity in the house, there are 2 mortgages on the place. My brother died without a will, however I am his beneficiary on his insurance policy. Am I legally obligated to pay off his half of the mortgage?

05/21/2007   |   Category: Death   |   State: New York   |   #5472
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