Emotional Support Animals and Seniors

We all have heard jokes about them, but the use of emotional support animals is becoming more and more popular. So, what is an emotional support animal? An emotional support animal is a companion animal that provides benefits to a person who has an emotional or mental health disorder. In order to be characterized as […]

The Difference Between Elder Law and Estate Planning

Many people wonder what the difference between estate planning and elder law is. The short answer: Both share similar concerns. The longer answer? The differences make all the difference. The Concerns are Similar No matter what age we’re in, life can deliver some hard knocks. Hope for the best, but plan for the worst. We […]

Artificial intelligence and Senior Care

With the advent of artificial intelligence, senior care and living is being re-created. There is a need to provide an ever-increasing aging population with consistent and competent health aides. In the United States, the healthcare industry employs over 4.5 million nursing aides and orderlies and home health aides and personal care aides, and yet it […]

3 Major Issues Senior Living Facilities Face

Many issues arise for senior living facilities. Solutions to these problems are consistently being discussed by the government and other stakeholders. However, many of these issues are difficult and costly to solve. For example, staffing and regulation of facilities are problems consistently faced by senior living. Fraud and abuse are also issues that seem to […]

Being a Caregiver For a Family Member With Alzheimer’s

In 2020, a significant portion of the American baby boomer generation has reached the age of 65 or older, which increases their risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia diseases. By the year 2030, the 65 plus age segment of the population will increase substantially, accounting for over 20 percent of the American people. […]

How an Elder law attorney Can Help You

Elder law encompasses a wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person. An elder law attorney or certified elder law attorney (CELA) specializes as a legal advocate for aging adults and their loved ones Issues related to guardianship, retirement, health care including advance directives, long term care planning, Social Security, Medicare and […]

Medicaid Crisis Planning

Medicaid is both a joint state and federal program available to individuals who meet certain asset requirements that help them pay for long-term care (LTC) costs. Long-term care often creates devastating financial impacts on Americans, particularly the elderly, and for those family members who lose hours of income (and more) while providing care for their […]

Daniel R. Miller Named to Super Lawyers 2020 Rising Stars

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Miller & Miller Law Group PLLC is pleased to announce that Daniel R. Miller has been named to the 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars List. To qualify, New York Metro Rising Stars must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for less than 10 years. Recipients represent the top 2.5% percent […]

What is an Ancillary Probate or Ancillary Administration Proceeding?

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When a person passes away with real property in multiple states, an ancillary proceeding may be necessary. The primary probate proceeding (if the person passed away with a Last Will & Testament) or primary administration proceeding (if the person passed away without a Last Will & Testament) is commenced in the State and County where […]

Joint Ownership of Real Property- Different Ways Real Property can be Titled

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Title to real property can be held in three different ways; tenants by the entirety, tenants in common, and joint tenants with rights of survivorship. Tenants by the entirety- the property is owned by a married couple.  The deed will usually state the parties as husband wife. For example the deed would say “John Doe […]