Cemeteries: the insurance void

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Death Care Law Blog
July 8, 2012

For obvious reasons, life insurance is the preneed funding choice for many funeral directors. One hundred percent trusting laws give proactive preneed organizations no choice but to use insurance funding. Insurance provides the commissions needed to finance marketing and a sales force, and, maybe as important, relieves the funeral home from preneed accounting and administration. But insurance funding is predicated on the contract being performed at death. In contrast to funeral homes, cemeteries can (and must) deliver preneed sales in advance of death.

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