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Ashes To Ashes and Dust to a Coral Reef? Modern Disposition of Remains


November 8, 2023

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Six feet under? To the moon? Food for the fishes? Future options seem endless when it comes to disposing of one’s re­mains, and even today there is a cot­tage industry affording a plethora of options. The business of death is good business, and disposition of remains can be surprisingly expensive.

In this article originally published in Estate Planning, a Thomson Reuters publication and reprinted with permission, Alyx Durachta and Lauren Wolven explain the evolution of post-death rituals and what it means from an estate planning perspective.

Filed under: Trusts & Estates

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