To file the death certificate, we need the deceased’s authorized agent to fill out and sign the Vital Statistics form. Please return the form to us as soon as possible in order to remain in compliance with California law.
This form declares who is the person(s) with legal right to control the disposition and states what is to happen with the remains after cremation.
This form is filled out and signed by the person pre-planning their own cremation. It gives Ayres Family Cremation permission to carry out the cremation, and it gives instructions to next-of-kin about the ashes. This form must be signed by a witness as well.
We don’t provide embalming, however to meet the CA state law, this form is still required.
This optional form will assist you gather information for your loved one’s obituary. It contains information for you to contact local publications. Please note that it is your responsibility to submit and pay for obituaries with each publication.
This form states whether or not a person has pre-arrangements paid-in-full or partially paid payments with our funeral home. This is an at-need only form. It is not needed with pre-planned arrangements, but all other forms are needed with pre-planned arrangements.
The Authorization for Cremation & Disposition form is filled out and signed by the deceased’s authorized agent so that Ayres Family Cremation has permission to carry out the cremation. Please return the form to us as quickly as possible in order to comply with California law. Note that this form must also be signed by a witness.