In December 2014, President Obama signed the Disabled Military Protection Act which allows a military parent to provide a survivor benefit for a child with a disability, and have it paid to a special needs trust for that child's benefit. Before this was enacted, military parents of children with disabilities faced a dilemma at retirement. That dilemma was whether or not to choose the military Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP) retirement option for their children. Under prior law, this could potentially interfere with the child's eligibility for means-tested government benefit programs such as Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid. Read More...
WelcomePatricia 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
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