Who can obtain a death certificate?

Access to copies of Colorado death certificates is restricted to the decedent's parents, grandparents, stepparents, siblings, spouse, adult children, stepchildren or grandchildren of the deceased, legal representatives of any of the above, legal representatives of the deceased, probate researchers, genealogists representing family members with appropriate credentials, others who may demonstrate a direct and tangible interest when information is needed for determination or protection of a personal property right. Proof of relationship or direct and tangible interest is required.

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1. What do I need to get a death certificate?
2. Who can obtain a death certificate?
3. Who is an informant?
4. What is direct and tangible interest / examples of tangible interest?
5. What types of death certificates are available?
6. Can I order the death certificate online?
7. How are death certificates used?