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Doctor Taking Notes

Frequently Asked Questions...

Find the answers to some basic questions commonly asked.

Where will my loved one be taken?
What is the process to claim a body?
What is an autopsy?
Does the Medical Examiner need permission to perform an autopsy?
Who is responsible for reporting deaths to the Medical Examiner’s Office?
Will all death accepted as Medical Examiner cases be examined by autopsy?
Do I need to identify or viewing my loved one?
Who is considered next of kin?
What happens to the personal effects and how are they obtained?

Records Request

Is it possible to authorize the donation of organs or tissue?
Can I request a copy of the autopsy report and when will it be available?
When will a Death Certificate be issued?
Where can I obtain a copy of the Death Certificate?
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