Okay Im new here, but I really want to know this. My mother in law is divorced from my dying father in law but she’s made this all her business. My hub’s brother is useless at making decisions and is crying poor. (Mom in law doesnt think my brother in law is either "financially or emotionally capable of helping with the funeral expenses! He’s the older brother…but never mind…) Father in law has next to no money either. (Enough to pay for his place in the care facility) So, it may come down to my husband and I paying the memorial society for his dad’s cremation. We are barely getting by, but someone has to do something.
My mother in law’s solution is “don’t pay” or “bounce a cheque”. (I was never quite clear if she meant a cheque drawn on our account, or father in law’s)I am not doing that, but Id love to know what exactly would happen if we did. Personally, I cant imagine anything worse. Im wondering if they would release the “cremains” to us if the cheque bounced. Im guessing not.
Any ideas what would happen? and is the the right forum? It doesnt seeem to fit the tone of “general questions”.