The next of kin is a deceased person’s closest living relative over the age of 18. A surviving spouse or domestic partner is the first to be defined as next of kin, followed by the deceased’s children. The next of kin has the legal ability to authorize cremation or burial.
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The most affordable method of disposition is direct cremation, which takes place in the days following the death without a traditional funeral service beforehand.
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Solace’s direct cremation service and price is different from other funeral homes because it includes everything someone would want or need from a direct cremation service for one all-inclusive price.