Way OT, deeding land for cemetery

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bayouchica, Aug 10, 2007.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Got me thinking when I saw that post about the death clock, lol.
    Our property will be paid off by the end of the year & MIL wants to be buried here. Why pay a funeral home or a cemetery? I totally agree, there's no other place I'd want to be buried.
    So have any of yall have done this? Is it something you need a lawyer for or can ya do it yourself?
  2. You need to check into your local laws. Where i live it is illegal to bury a human on your property. My friend had to get special permission to bury her horse on her 100 acre property.
  3. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC

    Check with a local funeral home...they would know if there are any restrictions in your Parish code or Louisiana code. You'll still have to have a cement vault and approved coffin and the body will still have to be embalmed to state code. You'll just save the cost of the plot itself.
  4. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    I do know there are folks around who have families cemeteries on their property close by to where I live. So I think that won't be a problem.
    I'll have to do some more research about it.
    Thanks a bunch [​IMG]

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