New York State Funeral Directors Association

What to expect at a prearrangement conference:

NYS law requires the funeral director to provide you with the following:

  1. A GENERAL PRICE LIST with the current prices for any merchandise, services and facilities regularly offered by the funeral home.
  2. A PRENEED ITEMIZATION STATEMENT that lists the items of merchandise, services and facilities that have been chosen, and the price of each.
  3. A PRENEED AGREEMENT that outlines all the terms, as well as consumer’s rights. It must also state how the principal and interest will be applied to the cost of the funeral services and merchandise at the time they are provided.
  4. If prepaying, WRITTEN NOTICE provided within 30 days of payment to identify where the money has been deposited.

 

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