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Advance Directives

Various state forms for advance directives for health care and body disposition.

Documents

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Hawaii Designation of Agent for Body Disposition 2013 Hawaii Designation of Agent for Body Disposition 2013

Date added: 12/02/2013
Date modified: 12/02/2013
Filesize: 7.1 kB
Downloads: 368

Alabama Body Disposition Form Alabama Body Disposition Form

Date added: 12/14/2011
Date modified: 12/14/2011
Filesize: 13.41 kB
Downloads: 2827

Arkansas Right of Disposition Declaration 2010 Arkansas Right of Disposition Declaration 2010

Date added: 09/14/2010
Date modified: 09/14/2010
Filesize: 66.26 kB
Downloads: 4053
A form allowing you to specify your funeral wishes, and to (optionally) appoint an agent to carry them out.

South Dakota Personal Preference for Body Disposition Form 2010 South Dakota Personal Preference for Body Disposition Form 2010

Date added: 09/02/2010
Date modified: 09/02/2010
Filesize: 51.89 kB
Downloads: 3244
A form on which you can describe your wishes for body disposition and ceremonies, which will make them legally binding.

New Mexico Cremation Authorization Form 2010 New Mexico Cremation Authorization Form 2010

Date added: 09/02/2010
Date modified: 09/02/2010
Filesize: 78.89 kB
Downloads: 4710
A form to legally authorize your own cremation before death.

Oklahoma Disposition of Remains Form Oklahoma Disposition of Remains Form

Date added: 03/03/2010
Date modified: 03/03/2010
Filesize: 45.31 kB
Downloads: 2756

Indiana Designated Agent Form 2009 Indiana Designated Agent Form 2009

Date added: 11/11/2009
Date modified: 11/11/2009
Filesize: 20.25 kB
Downloads: 6397
This planning form, authorized by the IN Legislature in 2009, allows you to name a person to legally carry out your funeral arrangements, superseding any other party.

Montana Designated Agent Form 2009 Montana Designated Agent Form 2009

Date added: 07/10/2009
Date modified: 07/10/2009
Filesize: 41.96 kB
Downloads: 4604

North Carolina Advance Cremation Authorization Form North Carolina Advance Cremation Authorization Form

Date added: 06/17/2009
Date modified: 06/17/2009
Filesize: 25.91 kB
Downloads: 5898
A form allowing you to legally authorize your own cremation (before your death) in North Carolina.

North Carolina Health Care Power of Attorney (and Body Disposition Agent form) North Carolina Health Care Power of Attorney (and Body Disposition Agent form)

Date added: 06/17/2009
Date modified: 06/17/2009
Filesize: 54.75 kB
Downloads: 8949

Dangers of Prepaying

"Preneed" is a term coined by the funeral industry to describe the arrangement and payment of a funeral prior to death. Obviously, if you are to have any say in it, you must plan in advance of your death. "Prearrangement" is also used interchangeably with "preneed".

The marketing of preneed plans for funeral services and merchandise is increasingly prevalent. Various companies, including insurance companies, "for-profit cremation societies," and "preneed associations" flood the mail with advertising which touts the benefits of their preneed plans. There are a number of pitfalls, as well as options, about which consumers should be well-informed.

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