What is a Postnuptial Agreement? Protecting Your Assets and Your Legacy

While the idea of a “prenup” is well-known, postnuptial agreements are often overlooked. These agreements, signed after marriage, can be a vital part of your estate plan. They provide clarity and protection, particularly as your life and circumstances change. What is a Postnuptial Agreement? A postnuptial agreement is a legal contract between spouses outlining the […]

Navigating Medicaid: A Guide by Miller & Miller Law Group, PLLC

Welcome to our blog! If you’re looking for some straightforward advice on Medicaid, you’re in the right place. We’re here to guide you through the complexities of Medicaid with clarity and a touch of warmth. What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps cover medical costs for individuals with limited […]

Family Tensions and Healthcare Decisions

Sadly, family feuds are more common than we’d like to admit. These tensions can become incredibly stressful and even more so when one family member experiences a health crisis. If you’re remarried and your adult children don’t get along with your new spouse, it’s natural to worry about potential conflicts during a time when support […]

Estate Planning with Bickering Kids? Minimize Conflict and Keep the Peace

As a parent, you want nothing more than for your children to get along. But the reality is, sibling relationships can be complex and sometimes fraught with disagreements. When planning your estate, facing the prospect of your children arguing about your legacy is incredibly stressful. Rest assured, there are ways to structure your estate plan […]

Estate Planning for a Longer Hospice Journey: What You Need to Know

Hospice care offers comfort and support during a serious illness, focusing on quality of life rather than curative treatment. While it’s often associated with end-of-life situations, a hospice stay can last for months or even years. This highlights the importance of a flexible estate plan that addresses not only what happens after you pass but […]

Passing Down Your Stocks: Strategies for a Smooth Inheritance

Incorporating stocks and other investments into your estate plan requires careful consideration to ensure your hard-earned assets are transferred smoothly to your loved ones. There are several ways to pass down your stocks, each with its own advantages and potential tax implications. Methods for Stock Transfer  One common method is to include specific stocks or […]

Stepping In: What to Do as Trustee When Your Loved One is Hospitalized

Being named a trustee is an important responsibility, but sometimes life throws unexpected situations your way. When a loved one is hospitalized and you have to step into the trustee role, you might feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what lies ahead. Here’s a guide on how to navigate your new responsibilities and ensure your loved […]

The Complexities of Leaving a Legacy to Your Nieces and Nephews

If you share a close bond with your nieces and nephews, ensuring they’re included in your estate plan is natural. However, the laws of inheritance can complicate things, especially for younger beneficiaries. Let’s unravel the factors to consider: How Inheritance Laws Work without a Will When you die without a will (known as dying “intestate”), […]

Why Setting Up a Trust is a Smart Move When Buying a New Home

Buying a new home is more than just a significant financial investment; it’s a key component of your overall estate. As you embark on this exciting journey, it’s crucial to consider how this asset will be managed, both now and in the future. One effective strategy for managing real estate assets is setting up a […]