Theodore W. Robinson, P.C. | Theodore W. Robinson
You will need a death certificate as well as Temporary Letters Testamentary or a Temporary Administrator's authority to do so. You'll be best off getting an estate attorney to assist you, but you can go to or call the Surrogates Court and the Clerks will usually help you. Good luck.
Answer Applies to: New York
Law Office of Sam Levine, LLC | Sam L. Levine
You need to speak/check with the Executor of your family member's will for more information. It is the Executor's fiduciary responsibility to ensure that your family member's wishes, including the manner in which they are buried, are carried out. Good luck.
Answer Applies to: Georgia