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

Life is So Much Better when We Work Together!

By merv,

The law, the markets, your family, and politics are in a more or less constant state of flux.  Chances are, you have a team of financial professionals to help you deal with these constant changes, and don’t even think about it!  As you work with your tax and financial planners, usually annually, consider including your  … Read more

Double the Benefit, Double the Cost!

By merv,

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs is the government agency in charge of paying many veteran benefits, including the GI Bill, and Aid and Attendance (also known as the Non Service Connected Improved Pension Benefit).  In order to handle the many benefits programs over which the VA has the obligation to manage, they have created a  … Read more


By merv,

Medical Insurance When You Are Out of the Country?What Should You Have? Introduction Medicare and Medigap Private Insurance Travel Insurance Most Travel Insurance Policies? Medical Evacuation Coverage Is  Not What You May Think Why Do You Want Real Medical Evacuation Insurance Cruise Ships The Moral of the Story Summary Introduction: Mark and Betty were having  … 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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