Funeral/Burial Issues

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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

How to apply for Social Security's survivors benefits.

Requirements, laws, and policies for cremation.

Find out your eligibility and requirement for benefits.

Information about services, arrangements, etc.

State offices, district attorneys (DA), and government regulators.

Definitions, rules, and choices with different options.

The comprehensive guide to making purchases and dealing with companies.

To schedule a burial in all Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemeteries, please contact the National Cemetery Scheduling Office.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

You can also call at (73) 391 - 847.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

The California Department of Consumer Affairs' Cemetery and Funeral Bureau has developed this booklet to assist you in making the difficult decisions about funeral and cemetery arrangements for yourself or someone close to you.

The California Department of Consumer Affairs' Cemetery and Funeral Bureau has developed this booklet to assist you in making the difficult decisions about funeral and cemetery arrangements for yourself or someone close to you.

You can also call at 877-FTC-HELP.