Who legally has the right to put items on a slab over a cemetery plot when there is proof of purchase for the slab?

Asked over 1 year ago - Sulphur Springs, TX

Mr.JandMrL.parentdied12yearsago.MrJwasnamedthebeneficiaryoftheinsurancepolicy.Hesupposedlypaidforthefuneralbutdidnotbuyaheadstoneforthegrave.TherewasalsoawillthatnamedbothascoexecutorsthatwasnotprobatedbyMr,J.MrJrefusedtogiveMrLtheoriginalcopytofileaswell..MrLrecentlypurchasedaslabandheadstonewithhismoney.(hasreceiptstoprove)Theheadstoneisthereandheisworkingwithacompanytoputotheritemsontheslab(bench,vases,etc)andhasputhismoneydownontheitemsandtheyareintheprocessofbeingfinished.MrJismadbecausehedroppedtheballandisnowtryingtoalsodothesamethingwithanothercompanyandgethisdonefirst.Heisdoingthisoutofspite.WhatcanMrLdotostopMrJ?

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  1. James P. Frederick

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    Answered . The cemetery should be able to tell you this. The owner of the plot has this right. Sadly, the owner is often the deceased, in which case, the cemetery insists on the consent of all interested parties of the decedent's estate.

    James Frederick

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