Who can legally sign a death certificate?

Answer According to the Medical College of Wisconsin, the responsibility for signing a death certificate varies by state but most often fall to the attending physician. In some locations, the attending ad... Read More »

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How long after the death of a person in Florida do you have to wait to get a death certificate?

Florida residents can order or request a death certificate immediately after a person's death. The time it takes to receive the certificate depends on the processing speed and postal transit time.S... Read More »

Where to obtain a death certificate after death?

In the United States, the procedure and requirements for obtaining death certificates varies from state to state. The National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) tracks the states' procedures for v... Read More »

What is the causes of death section on a death certificate?

The causes of death section defines the immediate, underlying and secondary causes of death, as well as manner of death. The public health community uses this information for evaluating health issu... Read More »

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