PCS is licensed by the State of New Mexico to perform services as a direct disposer. A direct disposer is required by law to provide you with the following information in writing, prior to the time of direct disposition, to advise you that we are prohibited by law from engaging in the following activities:
a. We cannot participate in any rites or ceremonies in connection with the final disposition of the remains/cremains;
b. We cannot provide facilities for rites or ceremonies in connection with the final disposition of the remains/cremains;
c. We are not authorized or licensed to embalm any deceased person;
d. We cannot permit the viewing of the deceased except for identification purposes, not to exceed 30 minutes;
e. Any funeral merchandise, and the price thereof, purchased from our facility, does not include any rites or ceremonies or other use of our facilities not inherent to the direct disposition;
f. We are authorized to transport, or cause transportation of a deceased, to a place where services will be conducted with the body or cremains present, provided the person accepting the body/cremains at that location is the person who has the right to control the disposition of the body/cremains and executes a Release accepting the body/cremains. HOWEVER, WE CANNOT THEREAFTER TRANSPORT THE BODY OR CREMAINS TO ANY PLACE FOR FINAL DISPOSITION.
g. Further, we cannot transport a body/cremains to any location, except directly to the PCS Crematory, unless an agent who has the right to control the disposition of the body/cremains executes a release accepting the body/cremains.