If my brother dies, is his 21 year old daughter responsible for taking care of the buriel or would I be responsible as

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Customer: If my brother dies, is his 21 year old daughter responsible for taking care of the buriel or would I be responsible as his brother
JA: What state are they in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Illinois
JA: What steps have they taken so far?
Customer: I don't know, I am estranged from him and my uncle called me from the hospital tonight saying he won;t make it another day
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: There is a trust my mother set up and everything he has is going to his daughter
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Technically speaking, no one is legally responsible to take care of burial arrangements. But usually it falls upon the next of kin which would be his daughter.

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