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If the owner(s) of the cemetery property is/are deceased, it will be
necessary to clear the title before the property can be sold.

  • If your name appears on the deed as Grantee, and you are a surviving owner, click here
  • If the owners are deceased, please read the following instructions for how to present the necessary information to clear the title to the property.
Establishing Inheritance

CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

From CHAPTER 4, PROPERTY RIGHTS, Article 1, General Provisions:

ยง8603 Descent of Interest in Interment Plot

If no interment is made in an interment plot which has been
transferred by deed or certificate of ownership to an individual
owner, or if all remains previously interred are lawfully removed,
upon the death of the owner, unless he has disposed of the plot
either in his will by a specific devise or by a written declaration filed
and recorded in the office of the cemetery authority, the plot
descends to the heirs at law of the owner subject to the rights of
interment of the decedent and his surviving spouse.

The heirs at law are determined by the California Probate Code, Division 6,
Part 2, Chapter 1, regarding Intestate Succession. Simplified, the descent
is as follows:

  • surviving spouse and children (if deceased, grandchildren, etc.; if none, go to #2)
  • parents (if none, go to #3)
  • brothers and sisters (if none, go to #4)
  • nieces and nephews (if none, go to #5)
  • aunts and uncles (if none, go to #6
  • cousins

Please provide the names, addresses and marital status of all of the heirs at law. If any of the heirs are deceased and leave heirs, please provide the same information for them, eg.:

  • Example - spouse, children and grandchildren:
    • Mary Brown, suriviing spouse
    • Bill Brown (single, never married), son of DECEASED OWNER
    • Jane Smith, granddaughter, daughter of Mary Smith, deceased daughter of DECEASED OWNER

  • Example - siblings, nieces and nephews:
    • James Black (divorced), brother of DECEASED OWNER
    • Thomas O'Brien, nephew, son of Mary O'Brien, deceased sister of DECEASED OWNER

  • Example - uncles, aunts, cousins:
    • John White (married), uncle, brother of George White, deceased father of DECEASED OWNER
    • Mary White (single), cousin, daughter of Charles White, deceased uncle, brother of George White, deceased father of DECEASED OWNER
In all cases, be sure to give the exact relationship of the heir to the deceased lot owner, naming also the relative through whom the interest passed.

PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL REQUIRE A CERTIFIED COPY
OF THE DEATH CERTIFICATE FOR ANY DECEASED OWNER
NOT INTERRED AT PARK LAWN CEMETERY.

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