Can you stop someone from putting flowers or arrangements on my husbands grave site

Asked about 1 year ago - Staten Island, NY

my daughter hates me and I want to know if I have any legal right to prevent her from taking my property off the grave and putting hers on

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I don't think you can stop her from putting something down. It may be a crine to take what you put. Speak to the cemetary office.

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  2. David P. Badanes

    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . Unless you get some type of restraining order you would not be able to stop someone from placing flowers on a gravesite.

  3. Maria C. Tebano

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . You cannot stop her from placing flowers on a grave site. You may however prevent her from taking your property off the grave site. Speak to the cemetary officials and get their input.

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