Resources and references

Additional resources are references for your further research are listed below.

Federal Trade Commission

The FTC is the main federal consumer protection agency and has authority over the funeral industry.

FTC: Shopping for Funeral Services (series),

The FTC’s Funeral Rule: Helping Consumers Make Informed Decisions During Difficult Times,

Funeral Industry Practices Rule,

FTC Business Guidance: Complying with the Funeral Rule,

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

The main CT state consumer protection agency.

Connecticut Department of Public Health, 

Regulates funeral homes, embalmers, and funeral directors.

The “Funeral Rule” federal regulation, Funeral Industry Practices, 16 CFR 453,

Connecticut Statutes

Connecticut Statutes, Chapter 802a, Wills: Execution and Construction,

Connecticut Courts

Connecticut Probate Courts,
Trusts and Estates,

Legal resources (no endorsement implied)



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This page was revised on 4/17/2024