For Funeral Home Personnel

Mortuary personnel, if a physical signature from the legal next-of-kin cannot be obtained, the legal next-of-kin must notify our office via telephone to confirm the mortuary chosen to care for the decedent. 

Next-of-Kin, The Pinal County Medical Examiner’s Office, is not responsible for transfers of care made after your written release has been received. Should you change the funeral provider you have chosen, please advise the Pinal County Medical Examiner’s Office immediately.

Authority to release remains