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

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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 in San Diego, California

Mr. Miller has many years of experience in designing and implementing a comprehensive variety of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, using strategies appropriate to each situation — from the basic to the most complex.

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Probate & Estate Administration

Mr. Miller has many years of experience in designing and implementing a comprehensive variety of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, using strategies appropriate to each situation — from the basic to the most complex.

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Estate Planning Lawyer in San Diego, California


Estate planning in California is an involved process with many different aspects that can cause confusion and lead to long-term mistakes. Wills, trusts, and asset management are all specific fields that must be navigated effectively. Without the correct legal knowledge of estate planning, the process only becomes more difficult to navigate. Improper procedure or a single error can negatively affect the plans you may have for your assets and for yourself.

Trusts and Wills in San Diego, California

Basic estate planning works in concert with your future plans and goals for your assets. A will is among the most common documents in terms of estate planning. It handles a simple yet essential question: what is to become of your assets after your death? Wills are important, but the process of creating a will is not simple or easy. Drafting a will requires communication and a thorough understanding of relevant laws in order to have the process implemented smoothly. If you want to make changes to a pre-existing will, you must make sure that these alterations fit into what is already there and that do not conflict with your other desires.

A legal trust handles your wishes while you are still alive. It is a more active way to keep your decisions understandable and clear. With a trust in place, there will be more options and less confusion during the time you may be incapacitated. In the case of a crisis, your opinions will be understood and the situation will be more manageable for your loved ones and associates. Regardless of the situation, you will have planned ahead for incapacity. Your choices will be heard.

Planning for the Needs of Your Estate in San Diego, California

Do not let improper planning cause extra burdens for your loved ones. Deal with your estate and plans for your future by making sure you have the situation molded to your needs. We focus on creating plans that fit your situation and wishes. When handling estate planning in San Diego, California, we provide focused, compassionate, and professional services to you. Today is the best time to start planning, so call today for a consultation.

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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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04-04-2018

A-B Trusts: What are the Advantages

Dear Mr. Miller:  My wife and I have an A-B Trust from the late 90’s.  We have about $2.5 million split equally between the house and ...

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