Jasmine Sweatman Archive

Email: jasmine@sweatmanlaw.com

Site: http://www.sweatmanlaw.com

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.

Attorney for Personal Care: Caregiver or manager?

Friday, July 24th, 2015

As we mentioned in a previous blog, family members providing personal care to incapable loved ones are seldom compensated fairly. We noted that providing low compensation for personal care forces family members to either render services for very little or spend more money hiring outside care providers. Interestingly, the court ...

The Best Interest Principle and Alternative Medicine

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Does Mother really know best? Many sick children rely on their parents for help in making treatment decisions, and more often than naught the parents and doctors are able to work together. However, when they do not agree, the parents’ right to make treatment decisions for their child can be ...

Inappropriate Guardian Compensation and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Nadia Osmulski needed a guardian. Her son Joe stepped in as court appointed guardian for property and personal care. Although Joe managed to ensure Nadia was taken care of, he made many decisions which were considered a breach of his fiduciary duty as guardian. While analyzing Joe’s conduct the court ...