Patricia N. Miramon is an attorney licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts. Her focus has been primarily in the field of Elder law. She handles hundreds of probates, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, family corporations, and competency matters each year. Over the years, she has received numerous awards including the #1 Retiree Attorney Award from the Barksdale Air Force Base Retiree Office and has been named one of SB Magazine's Top Attorneys.   ...Read More

News & Articles


Sunday, July 01, 2018

Many people do not know that making a trust the beneficiary of your IRA or other retirement plan often results in accelerated income taxation. Estates and many trusts and charities must receive the benefits within five years of the owner’s date of death if he or she died before his or her required beginning date ( April 1 of the year after the owner turns 70.5.) If he or she dies after the required beginning date, then the benefit must be paid out over the owner’s life expectancy. These rules typically mean that the beneficiary receives more money in a shorter period of time and thus pays more tax. Read More...

Effects of Technology on the Elder Population and the Future of Elder Law

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Differences in generation change the way we look at and adapt to technology. It has both positive and negative impacts on elders, their families, caregivers, and even their living environments. There are many types of technology that can be used by elders to improve independence and quality of life. However, not all elders are capable of learning new technology as they age due to changes in vision, disease, physical limitations, and mental abilities. Read More...