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Two Words to Remember-Never Forget

  Never Forget.  The two words that will forever be connected with September 11th.  Today we honor those 2,996 people who lost their lives 15 years ago.  We honor those people who lost their lives at the World Trade Center in New York, at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and those who attempted to retake… Read More »

Can You Afford Your Next Home?

By: Nicholas Bianco Legal Assistant at Miller Law Group, PC Have you ever wondered how much you can spend on a house with your income?  Here’s a great article by the Washington Post on the housing market across the nation.  The map shows what your income should be in order to get a median house in… Read More »

What to Do Before the Tropical Storm or Hurricane

Take time now to prepare a hurricane emergency kit. Don’t wait until a warning is issued and the stores are empty or closed. Prepare an emergency plan and make sure every member of your family knows what to do if they aren’t home when an emergency is declared. According to the National Weather Service, “The… Read More »

Big Bad Bankruptcy

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bankruptcy? Unlike the warm comforting feeling one may get from reading children’s stories, the word Bankruptcy can be very, very, scary. Let Miller Law Group, P.C. Clear the Air! “I want to keep my house so I cannot file Bankruptcy” – FALSE Your home, vehicle and personal belongings may… Read More »

Common Myths About Bankruptcy

There are many myths out there about bankruptcy.  Let’s take a look at some of the most common myths and the truths about those myths: Myth #1: I have to give up everything I own when I file bankruptcy. Truth #1: You do not have to give up everything you own when you file bankruptcy. … Read More »

Your Social Media Legacy

Several articles have been in the news recently about who owns and gets to control the social media accounts of a deceased person. This problem has been brought to light by several families whose children have died and who want access to their child’s online accounts to preserve memories or find out about why they… Read More »

Short Sale: The Promised Land?

In 2012, foreclosure sales and “short sales” together accounted for 43 percent of all U.S. residential sales. While foreclosure is a term often slung around on the news, the term “short sale” is lesser known. A short sale can help underwater homeowners, but short sales carry some inherent risks. What are short sales? A short… Read More »

Adopting your Grandchildren

In 2010, more than 7 million children were living with a grandparent, which represents 10 percent of all children in the United States. For a variety of reasons, grandparents might choose to adopt or care for their grandchildren. If you are a grandparent considering adoption, you might have questions about your options. Why adopt my… Read More »

Why a Revocable Living Trust?

You may have heard of a revocable living trust, but you don’t have any idea if you need one or how it differs from a will. A revocable living trust is an estate planning document that you can use to determine who will get your property when you die. “Revocable” means you can change the… Read More »

Pros and Cons: Chapter 13

If you are considering bankruptcy, you may be wondering what is the best option for you—Chapter 7 or Chapter 13? It’s important to first understand the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 proceedings. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you ask the bankruptcy court to discharge (or get rid of) most of the debts you… Read More »