Attorney accused of forgery spent $1 million of inherited estate

Staff Writer

Jury members are learning how Sweetwater attorney John Young spent over one million dollars for personal expenses after a probate hearing gained him access to John Sullivan’s eight million dollar estate in June, 2014.
Last week, Michael Deadman, the temporary administrator of John Sullivan’s estate, testified under oath that a court order was signed in January 2015 when defendant John Young was ordered to turn over all assets.
The purchase of a new BMW, bank notes and debt payments were just a few transactions made just months after he inherited the estate....To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.