Alternatives to Divorce Mediation

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 15, 2016 | No Comments

In a mediated divorce, you and your former spouse will meet with a mediator to develop a plan to present to the court. You will decide on matters such as alimony, support, division of assets and other issues. The mediator will work to ensure the process is as amicable as possible. Once you have agreed,…

Are Prenups Only for Wealthy People?

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 1, 2016 | No Comments

We’re used to hearing about the multimillion dollar prenuptial agreements of celebrities in the news. This may give the impression only wealthy people should use or do use prenuptial agreements. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Couples of all income levels use prenups to protect their finances and assets in the event of…

Reading Eagle Religious Newspaper Article

Written By: Brandy Miller | November 29, 2016 | No Comments

Larry W. Miller, Jr., principal in the Miller Law Group, West Lawn, was recently honored and accepted as a Knight of Merit into the Royal Confraternity of Saint Theotonius (RCST). RCST is a worldwide organization dedicated to preserving the life and history of St. Theotonius and the defense of Christianity and those in need. Miller…

Reading Eagle Business Weekly Newspaper Article

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Whistleblower protection in PA Tuesday November 29, 2016 12:01 AM By Larry W. Miller Jr. The struggle is real, if you’re the one presented with the tough decision: “Do I report to my employer the improper, illegal or even just inefficient activities going on at work?” Even more troubling is: “Should I report to the…

Happy 15th anniversary, The Miller Law Group

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Founder: Larry W. Miller, Jr. Founded: 2001 Location: 25 Stevens Ave., West Lawn, P.A. 19609 Company provides: Legal services, including business law, patents and trademarks, family law and estate planning. Number of employees: 5 Mission: We treat every client as our most important client. How Company Started: The Miller Law Group was started by Larry…

Does a Child’s Choice Matter in a Custody Case?

Written By: Brandy Miller | November 15, 2016 | No Comments

In Pennsylvania, the basis of custody decisions is made on the best interest of the child. In cases where a child is older, a child may also be consulted as to their preferences. In general, a child may be consulted if: They are older They have a higher maturity level They have the intellectual capacity…

Are There Dangers With Liquidation and Asset Trading in Divorce Proceedings?

Written By: Brandy Miller | November 1, 2016 | No Comments

When a couple marries in Berks County or the Reading region, or any region in Pennsylvania, the assets they gather during marriage are considered part of marital assets. If the couple then divorces, their financial lives need to be separated. In cases where a couple shares a bank account, pension, retirement fund, home and other…

Will My Credit Be Affected by My Divorce?

Written By: Brandy Miller | October 15, 2016 | No Comments

Getting a divorce will not affect your credit rating directly. However, many couples who are choosing to end a marriage do find their credit scores are affected by misunderstandings or by specific behaviors during a divorce. To understand how divorce could impact your credit rating, it is important to understand what a credit rating is.…

What to Ask for in Divorce Settlement Negotiations

Written By: Brandy Miller | October 1, 2016 | No Comments

Divorce settlement negotiations are intended to ensure common assets and finances are divided equitably and to ensure both parties in the relationship are provided for. Unfortunately, at Miller Law Group, we’ve noticed many individuals aren’t sure what they can ask for in divorce settlements. The reality is you can ask for several things in a…

How to Handle Your Finances During a Divorce

Written By: Brandy Miller | September 15, 2016 | No Comments

Divorce has an immediate and significant financial impact on both parties in the relationship. During the course of the marriage, a couple’s financial lives become intertwined. You generally file taxes together, name each other as beneficiaries on your accounts, have joint checking accounts, have bills to pay and so forth. You may have been planning…