Enduring power of attorney

As people age they may appoint an enduring power of attorney to assist in looking after their Affairs, and while they are still living this person has the legal power to act on their behalf. However some believe their nominated enduring power of attorney is the only lawful person allowed the final say when ensuring the funeral arrangements are carried out as wished.

The enduring power of attorney ceases after death occurs and although this person can be involved in the funeral arrangements it is now the person appointed executor of the estate who has the final say.

Information required by law

In Queensland is compulsory that a deceased person is registered with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages within 14 days of the occurrence of death. The information needed for this purpose is supplied by…

  • The Doctor who completes the cause of death certificate.
  • Family members or a delegate who will provide person details.
  • Carnarvon Funeral Services who convey burial or cremation details
  • We will assist you to complete the form requiring the relevant personal information, and then lodge it with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages on your behalf and on time.