John "Jack" Sweeney is an Associate in Offit Kurman’s Estates and Trusts practice group. Jack’s practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, asset protection, special needs planning and estate and trusts litigation for individuals, families, businesses, special needs families, incapacitated individuals, fiduciaries and administrators. His work includes gifting strategies, advanced trusts, business representation, civil litigation, corporate law and business formation and elder law issues.
Jack is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law.
- Successfully represented a beneficiary under a Last Will and Testament against the children of the decedent who claimed that the decedent lacked capacity and was the victim of undue influence when the Will was created, securing a mid-six figure bequest for the client.
- Successfully represented a trustee of an irrevocable trust against two of the six children of a decedent, who alleged the trustee mismanaged millions of dollars of trust assets and, therefore, should be removed and held personally liable for loss caused to the trust.