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Tarrant County Medical Examiner

Frequently Asked Questions

 Current fees for services at the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office
 Do I have to pay for the medical examination performed?
 How long will it be before the body is released?
 If my loved one is not identified, how long will it be before the body is released?
 Is it necessary for me to come to the Medical Examiner's Office to identify the body?
 Is viewing at the Medical Examiner's Office permitted?
 What should I do now?
 When will the death certificate be issued?
 Where will my loved one be taken?
 Who should sign the release form?
 Why is the Medical Examiner involved?
 Will an autopsy be performed?
 Will I be able to obtain a copy of the Examination Report?