201501.26
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When Should You Change Your Last Will and Testament?

Just over 2.5 million Americans died in 2010 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the average life expectancy being 78.7 years.  It is with great sadness that I inform you that your death will occur with or without your consent.  As a result, it is imperative that you create an estate…

201501.22
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Is the Term “Abuse” Overused?

As a family law attorney with years of trial experience, I am  confronted with situations where actual abuse against, men, women and children occurs.  But I’m also confronted with legal cases where the term abuse is thrown about without regard to its effect on others.  To that end, this article explores the possibility that the…

201501.20
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Insurance Company Denials or Vexatious Refusal to Pay

Insurance companies often deny claims by their insureds even though the claims are legitimate.  Call it good business or merely hardball adjusting, insurance companies would rather keep your money than pay it back out.  Denied insurance claims can be frustrating and confusing for any claimant without legal representation.  But when claims are denied, Missouri law…

201501.14
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50% of Parents Do Not Have a Will

If you died tomorrow, who would inherit your items of wealth…your car…your home…your investments?  With so many Americans looking for ways to save a buck, this sobering statistic is alarming in that many estates are reduced significantly when the decedent fails to create so much as a Last Will and Testament. 50% of American adults…

Todd Miller speaks at the 2014 Missouri Credit Association Conference
201411.07
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Todd Miller speaks at the 2014 Missouri Credit Association Conference

Todd Miller spoke to those in attendance at the 2014 Missouri Credit Association Conference held at the Grand Plaza Hotel in Branson, Missouri October 24, 2014.  Mr. Miller’s speech was entitled Changes in Bankruptcy Law & Creditors’ Committees.

201411.07
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Todd Miller hired as prosecutor for the Village of Four Seasons, Missouri

On November 6, 2014, Todd Miller accepted the role as prosecuting attorney for the Village of Four Seasons, Missouri.  The Village of Four Seasons, Missouri is located in Camden County, encompasses approximately 4.59 square miles of which, 4.52 square miles is land and 0.007 square miles is water.  According to a 2010 census, the Village…

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Property Tax Appeals

But for a few exceptions, the majority of homes and real properties are worth less than they were ten years ago.  That is the bad news.  The good news is that a soft real estate market is the perfect opportunity to review, appeal, and potentially reduce property taxes.  Among all cost-control measures, lowering a property…