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Forms & Samples

The samples and form templates below have been prepared for you as a member benefit. Please contact Selected's In-House General Counsel Sarah Pojanowski if you have any questions.

Authorization for Viewing of Unembalmed and Damaged Remains


Authorization for Viewing of Decomposed Remains


Authorization for Viewing of Disinterred Remains


Statement of Goods and Services Sample

Use this sample to help you meet the FTC requirement to provide an itemized list of the goods and services that the consumer has selected during the arrangements conference.

General Price List (GPL) Sample [ download pdf ] or [ download editable word doc ]

Use this sample to help you meet the FTC requirement to provide your families with identifying information, itemized prices for the various goods and services that you sell, and other important disclosures.

Right of Disposition Form Template

Obtain written consent for right to arrange the funeral and disposition, protecting your firm from legal dispute.

Medical Device Authorization to Recycle Form Template

Obtain written consent for right to recycle medical implants and devices from families.

Obtain written authorization to cremate multiple decedents together.

Fingerprinting Consent Form Template

Obtain written consent to archive scans of the deceased's fingerprints.

Mailing Cremated Remains Authorization Form Template

Obtain written authorization to mail cremated remains.

Obituary Authorization and Consent Form Template

Obtain written consent to publish obituary information via various channels.

Copyright Indemnification Agreement Form Template

Protect your funeral home against legal disputes that could otherwise arise from using potentially copyrighted material provided by a family (poems, photos, etc.).

Liability Release Form Template

Photography Copyright Release Form Template (Firm to Family)
(Grant families permission to reproduce photos taken and provided to them by your firm.)

Release of Remains to Transfer [ download editable word doc ] or [ download pdf ]

Individual Life Story Video Release

Looking for a form?

If there is a form you need that is not listed here, contact Sarah Pojanowski, General Counsel.