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Tuesday, 12 April 2022

How to Get Sued (In the Funeral World)

During the final disposition of the deceased, there are a variety of legal considerations that arise from some interesting, outrageous or even very intimate stories that you won’t believe actually happen for families and relations. For this reason, to avoid any disputes among the family members, it is critical to have some instructions written clearly on how to handle the remains. Jennifer sits down with Chris Farmer in this episode of The Glam Reaper to get some legal insights about the funeral industry and the people they serve. Chris has 15 years of experience in providing legal advice to funeral homes, cemeteries, crematoriums and industry suppliers throughout North America. 


  • Jennifer's introduction of the guest Chris Farmer and how they have known each other for quite some time.

  • About Chris Farmer's background as a lawyer and eventual role as the funeral industry's legal advisor.

  • Chris' thoughts on why there is a stigma around lawyers and funeral directors.

  • Some very interesting, outrageous and intimate cases that Chris Farmer has handled for the funeral industry. (...Some of them you may not believe actually happens.)

  • What precautions should funeral homes and crematoriums take to protect themselves from litigation?

  • How important is the chain of custody of documentation when a body is going to be cremated?

  • Chris' insights on the new methods of disposition and what can make people gravitate to any of those?

  • What is the one thing Chris Farmer would change in the funeral industry?

  • Jennifer asks  Chris a daring question on what his funeral song would be.

  • Some last thoughts Chris wants to share to the listeners.

Connect with Chris Farmer:

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Connect with Jennifer/The Glam Reaper: 

Facebook Page: Muldowney Memorials & Rainbow Bridge Memorials

Instagram: @muldowneymemorials 



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