- Uncommon as the practice is, the laws allowing home burials are more common than you might guess.
- FindLaw.com calls state laws "surprisingly permissive"
- In most states it is possible to bury someone on your own property
— in or out of a casket — as long as you are outside the city limits
- Public-health authorities agree that burials, in or out of coffins, pose no health threat
- even in disasters, except where people have died in epidemics.
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