Legal Rights to Possession of Cremated Remains
My ex-husband died two weeks ago. I need to know who has the right to make the final say on when and where his ashes will be disposed of: our oldest son who is 24, or my ex's mother?
This is tricky. In the State of Illinois, the person in charge of the
cremation follows a specific order. This is mandated by law in Illinois. The
following is the listing as I know here in Illinois:
Each state is different with the laws regarding cremation. Please check with a local crematorium or with your state board for the correct listing for your state. Stephen Dawson