Ask the Manager

The NJSFDA Manager of the Day program provides members with a resource for addressing and resolving problems that arise in the daily operations of their funeral homes. Here are some matters that were brought to the attention of the Manager of the Day in recent months.

Q. A family wants to bury a fetus that was 13 weeks gestation at the time of death. The doctor told me that the law only requires him to certify the deaths of fetuses over 20 weeks. Therefore, he is refusing to complete a death certificate in this ca... Read More