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Final Committal: Texas problems with pre-paid funeral services

Consumers Union SWRO reviewed nearly 300 consumer complaints related to funeral services (filed from Jan. 1998 to Dec. 1999) and found a pattern of problems in the sale of funeral services, as well as problems with the enforcement of existing laws.