CFDA Membership Alert Effective January 1, 2020, all pre-need irrevocable funeral service contracts must set forth a statutory notice regarding the disposition of unused funds following performance of the contract. The statutory language can either be included directly in the irrevocable contract, or placed on a separate page and incorporated into the contract. A sample form is provided for your review. New 2020! Amendment to Prepaid Irrevocable Pre-Need Funeral Contract
Courtesy Discounts by Funeral Homes When Funding Irrevocable Funeral Contracts Recently, our legal counsel contacted the Dept. of Social Services about a problem several funeral homes were encountering with discounted funerals. View correspondence from Atty. John McHugh and the response from the DSS.
Disclaimer of Warranties in CT CFDA Attorney John McHugh has researched whether Connecticut Funeral Homes are permitted to disclaim warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or to exclude or modify a consumer’s remedies for breach of those warranties in connection with their sale of funeral goods to Connecticut consumer. More information and to view the CT statute.