Online resource center to help you explore these key issues, and others, regarding your estate.

Practice Areas

Mr. Miller has many years of experience in designing and implementing a comprehensive variety of Trusts, Wills, and other estate planning documents, as well as settling estates in the most expedient and appropriate method. Further, he counsels and assists clients on becoming eligible for VA benefits and Medi-Cal.

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VA Pension/Aid & Attendance/Medi-Cal

Mr. Miller has been active in the area of VA Pension and Medi-Cal for well over a decade. He uses various specialized types of Trusts as well as non-trust strategies to gain eligibility for his clients and save the family money.

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Probate & Estate Administration

Mr. Miller has been settling estates (both simple and complex) for well over 40 years. The starting point is always to create a strategy to settle the estate in the most efficient manner possible with a minimum of taxes. Often times the strategy created allows the family to bypass Probate Court proceedings.

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Elder Law Articles

Don’t Let Property Taxes Increase–Deadline Looming & Action Needed!

By merv,

Dear Mr. Miller: I just heard that if I leave my three daughters my house  and rental, the property taxes are going to shoot up.  What gives?  I thought Prop 13 guaranteed that they would get the same property tax bill that I did.  Is there a solution? Doting Father Proposition 13 and Parent/Child Exception  … Read more

Why is Hospital Observation Status So Bad? What You Can Do!

By merv,

Dear Mr. Miller: My Dad was in the hospital for 4 days and then transferred to a skilled nursing facility.  He was there for two weeks.  We just received the bill for the skilled nursing facility in which he received rehab and it is astronomic.   Over $100,000.  I thought Medicare was going to pay  … Read more

About Living Trusts

About Living Trusts is hosted by the Law Offices of Merwyn J. Miller, as your online resource center to help you explore these key issues, and others, regarding your estate.

Merwyn J. Miller, J.D.

  • Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Co-Author of legal text book and of “Don’t Go Broke in a Nursing Home
  • Teacher of law courses at public and private colleges
  • Continuing Education Instructor for attorneys
  • Columnist for largest regional newspaper in San Diego County and professional journals for 15 years, Contributing author to the book “In Your Service: The Veteran’s Friend”
  • Masters Degree in Financial Services - Estate Planning

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