Miller & Bost

Southern Illinois Attorneys


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The attorneys at Miller & Bost have close to 40 years of experience advising and advocating for their clients. Our mission is to deliver unmatched legal representation to the people of Southern Illinois. We strive to do this professionally, ethically, affordably, and with an emphasis on open communication and personal attention.

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Miller & Bost provide counsel in a number of legal fields, to include Estate Planning, Real Estate Transactions, Business Formation, DUI Defense, and Traffic Violation Defense.   Estate Planning Miller & Bost provides personal estate planning and probate services to clients of all economic backgrounds. We are committed to providing the personalized services that are essential to meeting a client’s needs. Whether you are young or old, single or married, with or without children, you need to consider your options with respect to an estate plan. While there is much to be gained, there is often more to be lost in the absences of a individualized estate plan. Real Estate Transactions Selling or purchasing property can be an overwhelming and frustrating experience.  Miller & Bost works closely with financial institutions, realtors, and title companies to ensure that whether you are selling or buying a commercial or residential property, your interests are clearly represented and protected. Business Formation Starting your own business is often the realization of a life long...

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About Us

About Us

Gary T. Miller has been practicing law in Southern Illinois for over 35 years. Specifically, Gary’s practice has been focused on Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts, Real Estate Transactions, Business Formation and Transactions, and Municipal Law. Gary’s breadth of legal experience ensures that his clients are never blindly navigating uncertain legal waters. Areas of Practice Estate Planning Living Wills Powers of Attorney and Appointment Trusts Wills Probate & Estate Administration Municipal Law Real Estate Law Business Formation: incorporation, partnerships, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), etc. Bar Admissions Illinois Bar Southern District of Illinois Federal Court Education Southern Illinois University School of Law Juris Doctorate – 1976 Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville Bachelor of Science, Economics – 1973 Professional Associations and Memberships Illinois State Bar Association Jackson County Bar Association Steven M. J. Bost is a Murphysboro Red Devil, a Saluki, a United States Marine, a fourth generation Murphysboro business owner, an Illinois attorney, a blessed husband and a father of three hilarious boys. Steven advocated on behalf of Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers...

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FAQ

FAQ

We have answered a few common questions. Don’t see your question here? Please contact us. What is an Estate Plan? Estate planning is how an individual or family plans the transfer of assets prior to death. A personalized estate plan will assist in preserving the maximum amount of wealth for the intended beneficiaries and as well as providing for the needs of the individual prior to death. Estate planning is much more than having a will. A well drafted estate plan will assist in avoiding the chaos and waste of an unplanned estate, provide a sense of security to the individual, and peace-of-mind to surviving loved ones. What is a trust? A trust is a right in property (real or personal) which is held in a fiduciary relationship by one party for the benefit of another. The trustee holds title to the trust property, the beneficiary receives the benefits of the trust. Trusts have the benefit of avoiding probate, which is often a lengthy and costly legal process. A...

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