Holiday Collection Drive CFDA Kicks Off Statewide Effortto Help Connecticut National Guard’s Operation E.L.F.’s (Embracing Lonely Families) Gift Card & Toys Drive. This year, CFDA will expand its holiday effort to also collect toys for Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Click here for more info.
CFDA Honors 2018 High School Seniors With Family Support Services Scholarship View here
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New Developments in Probate Connecticut Funeral Directors by Paul J. Knierim, Probate Court Administrator Click here for PowerPoint Presentation
Connecticut Department of Public Health issues a Revised Certificate of Fetal Death View a sample copy of the form that has been sent to all birthing hospitals and to the Medical Examiners office. Although the form is revised, the process for completing, filing and issuing the document has not. It still remains a paper-based process. The form is being used as of January 1, 2018.
Courtesy Discounts by Funeral Homes When Funding Irrevocable Funeral Contracts Recently, our legal counsel contacted the Dept. of Social Services about a problem several funeral homes were encountering with discounted funerals.View correspondencefrom Atty. John McHugh and the response from the DSS.
Disclaimer of Warranties in CT CFDA Attorney John McHugh has researched whether Connecticut Funeral Homes are permitted to disclaim warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or to exclude or modify a consumer’s remedies for breach of those warranties in connection with their sale of funeral goods to Connecticut consumers.More informationand to view the CT statute.