• First Things First: Addressing Burial and Cemetery Issues
  • March 20, 2018 | Authors: Raymond M. Planell; Matthew G. Parisi
  • Law Firm: Bleakley Platt & Schmidt LLP - White Plains Office
  • From time to time trust and estate attorneys find it necessary to delve into the laws, regulations and rul ings regarding cemetery matters, particularly if there is a dispute among a decedent’s family members regarding the proper disposition of a decedent’s remains or a need to determine the unique rights and responsibilities of various parties having an interest in a cemetery lot. The following is an outline of some of the most frequent issues that arise and the principles that apply in resolving these issues.