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    What if an objection to the performance of an autopsy is raised?

    When family members object to an autopsy based upon religious, cultural or other beliefs, every effort will be made to honor that objection.  However, if public interests cannot be fulfilled without performing a complete or limited autopsy, the family will be provided an opportunity to present their objection to a court of competent jurisdiction before the autopsy is performed, whenever possible. 

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