Jasmine Sweatman Archive

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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.

The Dementia Plague

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Usually the first image that comes to mind when we say someone has dementia is a person who cannot remember and is confused about even the most basic facts of their being: where he or she is or lives, the present day, month or year, and even the names and ...

Ali v. Fruci Reboot

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The familiar characters from the Ali v. Fruci decision dealing with attorney accounts are back in this decision from the Court of Appeal dealing with Ali’s appeal of a lower court’s decision to dismiss her Will Challenge (in Blackburn’s estate) for delay. Estate law practitioners should be familiar with this decision ...

Instructions Written to Your Lawyer can in fact be a Will

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

In the right case hand written instructions can be found to be a Will. Case law has evolved in the context of hand written instructions to lawyers and the companion issue of solicitor negligence. In general, the case law says that as long as there is a deliberate and intentional expression ...