I am wondering who has legal rights to remains after someone passes in Colorado? In my situation, my grandfather passed away and was cremated. My grandma is still here after 31 years of marriage to him. But my grandfathers two children from a previous marriage are saying they have 1st legal rights to his remains. To my knowledge he did not have anything in writing as to who got his remains, he just wanted them to be spread in a specific location. It's a long story but we are still trying to get his remains spread where he requested after almost a year and half after his passing.