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Michael Citron of Mac Legal in Hollywood and Yechezkel Rodal, a Fort Lauderdale attoreny Courtesy Photo It was a win for Michael Citron of Mac Legal in Hollywood, left, and Yechezkel Rodal, right, of Fort Lauderdale. Courtesy Photos

A three-month-long battle over what to do with the body of a pilot who died in a Pembroke Pines plane crash could soon be resolved as the Fourth District Court of Appeal explained how courts should handle disputes between family members over loved ones’ remains.

Advancing the law on the rights of surviving relatives, the appellate panel found that if they disagree over burial or cremation, each side should be able to present evidence so a judge can determine the decedent’s actual wishes.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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