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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VA Aid & Attendance &/Or Medi-Cal Long Term Care Benefit Assessment

Don’t go broke in an Assisted Living Facility or with Private Duty Nursing!  The VA can pay over $24,000  per year.

Contact our office today!  Schedule a free preliminary assessment of your VA Aid and Attendance (also known as the Non Service Connected Improved Pension Benefit) &/or Medi-Cal Long Term Care Benefit eligibility.*   There is no obligation. If you are already eligible for the VA benefit, we will show you how you can apply and what you will need to do! If you are not eligible for the VA &/or Medi-Cal benefits, we will advise you on how we can help.

Call (760) 436-8832 Ext. 2 or EMail LISA at today!

*This service is generally limited to those with a California “connection.”  Typically that means the person(s) lives in California and in our geographic area.  We are located in San Diego County, California, and service San Diego County and South Orange County although, with the magic of Skype and similar technology, we are able to handle cases elsewhere.  We do offer consultation services to attorneys from around the country. 

This document may come within the term “advertisement,” pursuant to Rule 7.3 of the Proposed California State Bar Rules of Prof Conduct.

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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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