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Getting Started

Things to know before getting started. (state law)

1. Cremation cannot take place until at least 24 hours after the death.

2. A certified death certificate is required for cremation.

3. A cremation authorization must be completed by the legal next of kin(s).
(order of priority for next of kin: spouse, majority of adult living children, parents, majority of adult living siblings)

4. 12 hour waiting period after final signature on cremation authorization.

5. These documents are then submitted to the County Coroner for review and issue of a permit for cremation.

To get started we need to gather the information below that we will need to file the Death Certificate. Once this form has been submitted we will generate the necessary paperwork and send electronically for signatures.

Inside City Limis
Marital Status
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