Unfortunately, in the state of Ohio, power of attorney ceases at the time of death. Your legal next of kin will be responsible and have the rights to make all of your funeral arrangements. Often times this is not the person that you would wish to make all of your final plans. By downloading and filling out the Appointment of Representative for Disposition of Bodily Remains, Funeral Arrangements, and Burial or Cremation Goods and Services form you will be able to choose who will follow through with your final wishes.
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