Robert Miller’s Guides

Robert Miller

Los Angeles Probate Attorney.

Contributor Level 17
  1. How do I find grandma's Will?

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, 9 months ago.

    The question comes up so often I've decided to write a guide. After he/she has passed away, how do you find the Will? It will come as a surprise to many that there is really no central repository for wills, and the answer may be as elusive as human ingenuity can devise.

  2. Statute of Limitations -- don't wait too long!

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, over 2 years ago.

    The law requires diligence and punishes for asserting stale claims. This guide only refers to civil cases and any questions about criminal matters would not be found here.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Adverse Possession of Real Property in California

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, about 4 years ago.

    Adverse Possession is the basis of a court action where a person occupying real property may sue to acquire good title to real property owned by someone else. The basic requirements are: (1) the possession must be for 5 years;are: (2) the occupier must pay the real property ...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Specific Performance of Real Estate Contract

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, over 4 years ago.

    This is about enforcing a contract to buy or sell real property, when you are not looking for damages for breach of contract, or even rescission of a contract, but to compel performance of the contract.

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. Elder Abuse -- remedies for taking advantage of senior citizens.

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, over 4 years ago.

    Too often a senior is taken advantage of, most frequently but not necessarily by persons closest to them. Perceived as more vulnerable the legislature has enacted special protections.

    14 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. Will Contests

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, over 4 years ago.

    Whether or not to contest a Will is a very important question with many issues to consider.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. "Partition", Co-ownership and how to get out of it.

    Written by attorney Robert Miller, over 4 years ago.

    We hear it all the time, I own some property with "my brother/partner/other and I/he wants to sell but he/I don't want to." This article discusses "partition", the inevitable consequence of co-ownership or real property.

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful