The Law Office of Patrick L. Chatterton offers a range of probate law and estate planning services.

Estate Administration

Planning for the disposition of an estate is an exciting and challenging time, as one endeavors to pass on to others the fruits of a lifetime of dedicated effort and hard work. At the Law Office of Patrick L. Chatterton, we enjoy the challenge of wor… Read More


At the Law Office of Patrick L. Chatterton, we can work with you and your family in managing your personal affairs and planning for the disposition of your property upon death. When a loved one dies, it is an emotional and challenging time, as family… Read More


Careful planning can help avoid the countless legal problems and family disputes that occur upon the death of a loved one. Attorney Patrick Chatterton has extensive experience working with the varied legal tools available to transfer the assets of an… Read More

Powers of Attorney

In its simplest form, power of attorney is a legal process that gives an individual the right and authority to act on another’s behalf in legal matters. In estate planning, a durable power of attorney, also known as a health care power of attorney,… Read More

Guardianships and Conservatorships

A guardian or a conservator is a person who is appointed as a representative by the court to make decisions on behalf of a person who is found to be incompetent. A representative is appointed to protect the person and/or property of the person when h… Read More

Living Wills

A living will is a specific directive that allows you to specify what actions may or may not be taken regarding your health care in the event that you become unable to make the decisions for yourself. It is similar to a durable power of attorney, in… Read More