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Patrick L. Chatterton

Patrick Chatterton’s Legal Guides

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  • How to Change The Last Name of Child Born out of Wedlock

    A child who is born out of wedlock is a child who was born when his parents were not married. When a child is born to an unmarried couple, the mother determines if the fathers name will be on the birth certificate and what the childs name will be. A child born out of wedloc...

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  • What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    Under Michigan law, a wrongful death cause of action arises out of the death of a loved one. It allows family members and other dependents to recover monetary damages in the event that a loved one was killed as a result of the negligence or misconduct of another party. Th...

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  • Michigan License Restoration Appeal

    If you have had your Michigan drivers license restricted, revoked or suspended, you may feel overwhelmed by the processes you must follow in order to attempt to restore your license. Losing Your License to Drive You may have had too many civil or traffic infractions. You ma...

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  • Custody, Visitation and Fathers’ Rights in Michigan

    As a father, you want what is best for your child. This is especially true during the difficult circumstances surrounding and following a divorce. Divorce is one of the most stressful times in a persons life. Dealing with child custody and visitation issues properly during ...

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  • Later in Life Divorces - Issues & Considerations

    There is a rising trend throughout the United States among older adults contemplating and pursuing divorce, ending marriages that lasted 30 or 40 years. While the personal and societal considerations that attempt to define the phenomenon sometimes called gray or silver divorc...

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