Burial Insurance By State

Believe it or not, there are a lot of laws regulating how you and you estate are treated once you die. These regulations affect burial insurance, final expense insurance, and pre-need burial plans. Each state is slightly different in the way a person is treated after they pass away. California is one of four states.. More

In Ohio, the department that handles all funeral and cemetery regulation and enforcement is The State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. This organization has been serving the final needs of citizens of Ohio since 1904. The laws and regulations that are set forth by this organization are up-to-date and very comprehensive. They.. More

In Virginia, the department responsible for the regulation of funeral services is the Virginia State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers. It is this organization responsible for all laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to licensing and regulatory compliance for professionals and funeral homes alike. Virginia has proactive rules for burial plans, with statues and provisions.. More

Many of the usual provisions of Burial Plans in other states are relaxed in Pennsylvania. This is not to say Pennsylvania allows criminal activity. The laws surrounding a prepaid burial are more generous to the consumer, than in other states and allows for the funeral director to offer many different types of arrangements, under the.. More

Georgia law is very aware of the most current funeral service organizations on the internet. The Georgia Board of Funeral Service posts awareness alerts all the time, to let prepaid funeral plan purchasers know of any illegitimate or shady companies taking peoples money and not fulfilling their obligations properly. All funeral and burial services organizations.. More

Illinois has some of the most comprehensive statutes concerning prepaid burial plans in the country. The regulatory body in the state is the Comptroller’s Office and each municipality regulates and enforces the funeral homes and cemetery associations in the state. Compliance with the laws governing burial and funeral arrangements is mandatory and funeral home directors.. More

In Florida, the department that regulates funeral services is the Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services a part of the Department of Finance. The board regulates all funeral home and cemetery associations licensing and regulatory compliance. Florida is very proactive when it comes to regulated burial plans. Their statutes try to cover any eventuality.. More

In California, the authority for that regulates, investigates complaints and licenses funeral personnel is the California Department of Consumer Affairs Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. To accomplish the tasks laid out for them, the bureau has a staff of field representatives throughout the state and office staff in Sacramento. The bureau also employs students, and has.. More

Texas has pre-need burial plans, regulated by state law, that offer funeral goods and services that can be paid on a payment schedule and fully funded at the time the insured passes away. In this type of plan, a prepaid amount is held in trust for a funeral set up to the insured’s desire according.. More