Estate taxes were instituted in 1916 and since that date, all property of every individual has been subject to federal estate tax. The sole exception was 2010, when Congress was at a stalemate regarding what limits to tax at, if at all, and federal estate taxes were left off of the bill. After 2010, for […]
Miller|Conway is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, April 7, 2011 from 2-7PM. The American Red Cross is experiencing a shortage of all blood types and South Carolina’s inventory of type O- has fallen to 50 units, which is less than a day’s supply. Please stop by the office and onto the bloodmobile at 124 S. […]
The firm will be preparing a bechamel deep-dish lasagne and white bean soup with andouille and kale for the 2011 Taste of Goose Creek. Come support local charities, bask in the sun and enjoy a wide variety of homemade dishes at this year’s Taste of Goose Creek.
This month the S.C. House of Representatives gave third and final approval to a comprehensive tort reform bill. The measure, which would limit punitive damages in lawsuits and require certain procedures when awarding damages, has the support of many business organizations, which say it will lower the cost of doing business in the state and […]
Many people hear the words “estate planning” and are not really sure what to think, so first, it is important to understand just what is meant by the term. Estate planning refers to the preparation of a plan of administration and disposition of one’s property before or after death through wills, trusts, gifts and power […]
With several different Medicare reform plans currently being proposed and retirement increasingly difficult every day, many older Americans are looking to elder law as a solution to their financial planning problems. Elder law is an area of law, statutes, and regulations that impacts the lives of older Americans and their families. This area of law […]
David Conway, a partner with Miller|Conway’s Goose Creek office, is now a member in good standing of the Rotary Club of North Charleston. David looks forward to participating in numerous charitable projects in the upcoming months. Ross Miller, a partner with Miller|Conway’s Goose Creek office, has been selected as a Tulane Law Ambassador.
If you do not subscribe to the Post and Courier I have provided exerpts from today’s issue dated January 11, 2011 highlighting Goose Creek’s rise to prominence within the State of South Carolina. This article, written by Dave Munday, is a fine tribute to our City and hopefully it will lead to greater recognition in the future […]
Nursing homes are allowed to evict their residents for a number of reasons, from being unable to provide proper care to the resident not paying his or her bills. A lot of times eviction is proper. Indeed, these are private businesses and should be afforded the ability to effectively operate without being completely fettered by […]
Miller|Conway cares about our aging clients. As part of our Elder Law and Estate Planning practice group we explore all available avenues to ensure that our clients are treated fairly and that they receive benefits to which they are entitled. The Veterans Administration (“VA”) offers the Aid and Attendance program as part of an improved pension benefit […]