Law Office of Eric Holk

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Suite K
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: 831-622-8808
Fax: 831-655-3660

Information Required for a Death Certificate

This is the information that the State of California requires on a Death Certificate.
All too often, the person who dies is the only one who knows some of these details.

  • Your Full Legal Name
  • Your Date of Birth
  • Social Security #
  • State (or Country) where you were born
  • Military Service (Yes / No)
  • Marital Status
  • Education (# of years completed/highest degree earned)
  • Race
  • Usual Employer
  • Occupation
  • Kind of Business
  • Years in Occupation [or, what year did you start in this occupation?]
  • Years Residing in County of Residence [i.e., what year did you originally move to this County?]
  • Usual Residence Address
  • Full Name of Surviving Spouse (if applicable)
  • Full Name of Your Father
  • Full Name of Your Mother
  • Father's Birth State (or Country)
  • Mother's Birth State (or Country)
  • Burial/Cremation Specifics and Place of Final Disposition [if known ahead of time]


2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Suite K
Monterey, CA 93940
ph: 831-622-8808
fax: 831-655-3660

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