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Signs Your Trustee Has Breached Fiduciary Duties

By Eric Millhorn |

Trustees are invested with considerable power when administering a trust. As a beneficiary, you might have concerns about how the trustee is handling trust assets, including whether the trustee is taking unfair advantage of you. At Millhorn Law, our trust administration attorneys in The Villages understand the law of fiduciary duties quite well. We… Read More »


Can You Amend an Irrevocable Trust?

By Eric Millhorn |

Irrevocable trusts are an important estate planning tool. Many of our clients realize immediate tax savings by moving assets into an irrevocable trust. However, these trusts have certain disadvantages, one of which is trying to make changes to it. At Millhorn Elder Law Planning Group, our estate planning attorneys meet with many clients who… Read More »


Benefits of Including Life Insurance in Your Estate Plan

By Eric Millhorn |

Few people think of life insurance as part of an estate plan, but many of our clients would benefit from buying a policy. Life insurance also has many attractive tax features and can ensure that your loved ones are provided for in the event you die. At Millhorn Elder Law Planning Group, our estate… Read More »


Recently Moved to The Villages? Have an Attorney Review Your Estate Plan

By Eric Millhorn |

Every year, thousands of people move to The Villages, and we don’t blame them. Our community has something for almost anyone, including an exciting social scene. If you have recently moved, welcome! However, as established elder law attorneys in the area, we also want to encourage recent arrivals to meet with an attorney to… Read More »


COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) POLICY & GUIDELINES

By Eric Millhorn |

Out of an abundance of precaution and as our Clients are our highest priority, our Firm is publishing the steps and procedures our Firm and staff are taking to limit exposure to COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus). We are requiring all clients to use hand sanitizer upon entering the building. Although we understand the significance of… Read More »


Legal Issues when Cosigning on Student Loans

By Eric Millhorn |

The statistics are startling: those aged 60 or older carry a combined $60 billion in student loan debt, and the problem only seems to be getting worse. A report from AARP found that the percentage of seniors with student loan debt jumped by more than 20% in every single state from 2016 to 2017…. Read More »


Many Nursing Homes Still Lack Generators

By Eric Millhorn |

Hurricane Irma revealed a weakness in nursing homes and critical care facilities. In particular, they lacked any alternate power source, such as a generator. As a result, a dozen residents died from heat-related reasons in a Hollywood, Florida nursing home when Irma struck. Our legislature responded by passing a law that required nursing homes… Read More »


How To Divide Your Estate Fairly Between Your Children

By Eric Millhorn |

When writing a will or trust, many people are worried about showing favoritism to one or more of their children. Instead, they want to divide their estate fairly so that each child feels appreciated. Nevertheless, sometimes dividing an estate fairly between your children is complicated. In that situation, you are advised to meet with… Read More »

A Message For Our Clients – Pine Ridge Plaza Office Closing

By Eric Millhorn |

Please note that our Pine Ridge Plaza location at 11974 CR 101, The Villages, FL 32162 will be closing on 2/29/16. We will be moving to the Oakhill Professional Plaza at 441, and will have two convenient locations to serve central Florida’s Elder Law needs.  

The Scoop on Spousal Impoverishment

By Eric Millhorn |

No one wants to be impoverished. But when it comes to Medicaid planning, being impoverished actually provides benefits. Most seniors contemplating admission to a Florida nursing home may have been alerted of this strange fact. But what exactly does impoverished mean in this context? Medicaid rules are difficult to follow, and, as such, we… Read More »

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