Funeral Consumers Alliance of California
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Knowing your rights is the first step toward planning a meaningful, dignified, and affordable funeral. The Funeral Consumers Alliance of California has compiled the following list of resources to make this process easier.
Click here for information on filing a cemetery, burial, or funeral-related complaint. Click here for information on pamphlets and other publications regarding funeral rights, laws, and practices. There are also links to other interesting resources including a Registry for End-of-Life Care, and information on groups with similar missions. Click here to find out more about the rights assured you in California by the Federal Trade Commission’s "Funeral Rule" and state laws and regulations administered by the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau in Sacramento. Download a brochure HERE about your consumer rights regarding funerals in California. Click here for a glossary of helpful terms you may come across in your research. Please select a past year to find out more about legislation passed during that period. Read the most current (2016- )California laws concerning cemeteries, mortuaries, crematories, etc. by using the search function at the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau website here. Click here for information on filing a cemetery, burial, or funeral-related complaint.