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Wills Or Trusts: Which Is The Right Fit For You?

Questions To Answer “Wills Or Trusts?” To make the right choice, there are some very important questions and discussions that need to happen to make the right decision. Questions We Ask To Determine If You Should Do A Will Or Trust: Is this a second marriage? Do you have kids by a first marriage Do you have property in another state? Do you assets exceed 3.5 million? Do you have a special needs child? Do you have a child in financial difficulty or a shaky marriage? These answers will help us determine if a trust...

Posted by on Aug 24, 2020

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Estate Planning: A New Process During COVID-19

No Contact Options For Signing Estate Planning Documents COVID-19 is a very serious threat and we understand the need to protect our clients, who are often more vulnerable than others due to their age and pre-existing conditions. We are getting many inquiries about estate planning stimulated by the “what if” scenario.  “What if I get sick, have to be on a ventilator for weeks at a time, or die–how will my family know how to handle my affairs?”  We encourage everyone to use this time to work...

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020

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Your Estate Plan For Minor Children: Why It’s A Necessity

By Shannon Miller Who will raise my children upon my death? Even though only half of Americans say they have a will, couples with minor children should have a will if they wish to name who should care for their children and manage the assets. If there has not been an estate plan, a guardianship established by the court will be required and the court will decide who will have custody of the children and how the assets will be managed including how the monies will be spent. In addition, the court must distribute all funds left in...

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

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Elder and Special Needs Law: How To Find The Right Attorney

May is Elder Law Month by National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Legal issues that affect people as they age and people with special needs are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex, and each state has different laws. Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys bring to their practice a knowledge of their clients that allows them and their staff to ignore the myths relating to aging and the competence of seniors and people with disabilities. At the same time, they will take into account and...

Posted by on May 19, 2015

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Older Americans: Maximizing Their Physical, Financial, and Legal Health

Recognizing Older Americans Month May 2015: “GET INTO THE ACT” As Elder Law Attorneys, we are committed to helping older Americans in every aspect of their lives. It is our mission to proactively advocate for the rights of these valuable members of our community. Although they are the same people they were when they were younger, some adjustments are needed based on aging changes not only physically, but mentally, socially, and legally-to protect and help them live satisfying lives. At Miller Elder Law Firm we recognize and...

Posted by on May 6, 2015

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Elder Law, Exploitation, Medicaid, Uncategorized, Wills

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