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Not sure if this is the right place to seek advise on my situation but I am sure many others fell the same way I do and can use help.
I was pressured into signing a funeral contract in the excess of $10,000+ right after visiting my mother in the funeral home. Despite asking for an economical alternative to keep it to bare minimum I was offered a contract with all kinds of exorbitant charges for services that were not needed and some were not received.
My problem is that I feel ripped off in my weakest time when I was still dealing with the loss of my mother and they had her body in their possession. I felt I had no options and whatever they charged was the amount that I had to pay if I wanted a funeral even at the barest minimum.
On top of this they have messed up the death certificate of my mother with several spelling typos in her name, which I had corrected for them during our meeting. Now I have to produce all kinds of original documents to get it corrected and it is creating hassles with reporting her death and executing her will and accounts.
In this situation is there any recourse I have such as asking for a reasonable cost reduction by funeral home or take advise from a lawyer to seek help to reduce the large bill that now I will have to bear.
Any help in this matter will be appreciated.