Prearrangement of funeral services means simply that service choices are made and merchandise chosen well in advance of need. In order to make practical, sensible prearrangement choices, facts about funeral services are necessary. A reputable funeral director in the community can provide you with information concerning the choices available to you and laws which govern prearrangement in your state.
It is wise to involve your family in prearrangement. After all, they will be responsible for carrying out your wishes, and their involvement in the prearrangement process will assure them that certain provisions have been made.
Prearrangement plans are not written in stone. The plans you make may be revised or even revoked entirely should your circumstances change. If for any reason your family chooses not to call on the funeral service firm you have chosen, plans can be transferred to the firm of their choice. For more information regarding prearrangement in Texas, please go to www.prepaidfunerals.texas.gov or contact the Texas Department of Banking