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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jul 6, 2018

Did you know that there is a procedure to change the manner of death on a death certificate from “suicide?” Read this personal account of one family that did just that, and learn how to assist your clients through this process. Nashville lawyer Yarnell Beatty describes the emotions he and his wife felt after their son died, and the painful campaign they undertook to change the law. The changes now ensure that the "manner of death" can be amended if it is recorded with an incorrect cause.