Category Archives: Mental Health



    In South Carolina the following may require conservatorships: minors who received settlement funds, insurance funds, or other inheritances; developmentally disabled persons; and adult persons who did not set up an estate plan, and due to age, injury or circumstances have lost mental capacity to make financial decisions concerning their care.             Since so...

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  • Finding YOUR Yellow Tux

    Finding YOUR Yellow Tux

    By Melissa S. Miller Over the past few weeks, I have had the pleasure of reading two fantastic books – Find Your Yellow Tux by Jesse Cole and The High 5 Habit by Mel Robbins for The Miller Law Firm, P.A.’s YouTube channel.  The first book is about creative management; the second book is about self-encouragement and care. As I sat down to write this blog (a space we typically reserve for an in-depth exami...

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  • The Changing Face of Mental Illness in South Carolina

    The Changing Face of Mental Illness in South Carolina

    By Melissa Suarez Miller, Attorney with The Miller Law Firm, P.A. One of my roles as an attorney in South Carolina is to serve as court-appointed counsel and Guardian ad Litem for individuals who have been involuntarily committed to a mental health facility.   Over the near- decade that I have been serving this capacity, my clients and those for whom I serve as a Guardian ad Litem have largely been middle-...

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