Jasmine Sweatman Archive

Email: jasmine@sweatmanlaw.com

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About: At Sweatman Law all members of the firm understand that dealing with estate and trust issues can be emotionally difficult and is for most of our clients the first time dealing with lawyers and the process. We are particularly sensitive to and aim to achieve the best and right approach to your matter with the objective of getting that solution to maximize the result as effectively and efficiently as possible. Out of court alternatives and practical solutions are always considered. We listen.

Insolvent Estates – Administration Options

Monday, August 25th, 2014

An emerging trend in estate administration in the past few years seems to be an increase in the number of insolvent estates. An estate is insolvent if it has liabilities in excess of its assets and therefore is unable to meet financial obligations with creditors as the debts become due. There ...

Can an Attorney for Personal Care Make Decisions about Organ Donation?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Many people believe that a Power of Attorney for Personal Care is the proper tool in which to express their intention to donate organs.  Is this correct?  If so, does this mean that an attorney for personal care may be granted the authority to make decisions regarding the grantor’s organ ...


Monday, July 21st, 2014

As we know, estate litigation can sometimes drag on for many years with the parties conducting multiple examinations for discovery. Over the course of time it can be easy to forget our obligations under Rule 31.09 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. According to the Rule, after an examination for ...