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Burbank, CA 91505

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Burbank Trust Litigation Attorney
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Elder Law Litigation Attorney

“Failing to plan is planning to FAIL.” - Ben Franklin

Familiy Disagreements Over Competency of an Elder

LA LAW Elder Law Litigation Lawyers Help
Resolve Competency Disputes

"Most creatures will fight to the death to protect their loved ones or their home. LA Law Elder Law Litigation Attorneys find that many families end up in major disagreements over elder loved ones care that are as determined & vicious as these wild animals, and will not give up at all costs! It is critical to not try to tackle critical estate or elder disputes without experienced legal counsel ready to help you "ARMOR UP" and prepare to win your dispute in or out of court!"

With our strong focus on elder law at LA Law Center, PC, our Elder Law Litigation attorneys are extremely knowledgeable about the legal, financial, and personal consequence of an aging parent's decline into memory loss problems, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other medical conditions like strokes and broken hips. LA Law Estate Planning Attorney have represented many out of state family members that need legal representation with elder or estate disputes in Southern California.

It is sad, but many times seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer's think all of their estate and health affairs are in order and there are no problems with their life.

Then family member find out that things are not being handled properly. This is where legal disputes between family members about the management of the senior loved one's affairs can result in difficult situations that sometimes can only be resolved in probate court. It is critical to be represented by an experienced Elder Law attorney that knows the probate court system and how to state your case properly. It is always best to solve the dispute without going to court, but you must be prepared to take the issue up to a judge if diplomacy does not work.

If your family is involved in a disagreement concerning the mental capacity of an elderly person, or concerns whether financial or medical treatment decisions are being properly made on an elder's behalf, contact us for a free consultation BEFORE the situation get out of control or threatens the well fare of the one that appears to be losing capacity.

We are proud to represent family members, trustees, conservators, persons acting under powers of attorney, and the seniors themselves when their ability to satisfy legal standards of competence is being challenged. Our lawyers serve clients in Los Angeles, Southern California, Burbank & Burbank and we also represent family member from other states if they have a substantial interest in the affairs of a vulnerable California resident.

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Our knowledge of California Conservatorship procedures as they apply to the legal standards of competency that must be met before a probate court will intrude in a person's affairs, are important to find possible other legal solutions for protecting a vulnerable person's wellbeing. Our Elder Law lawyers can advise you about your legal options, if you are involved in disagreements about the care an elderly parent with dementia, concerns about the actions, influence and motivations of a home care person (family or paid employee), or conflicts between the adult children from prior marriages, a new spouse or close companion, etc., etc. When called into a legal dispute, LA LAW Estate Planning/Elder Law Lawyers support our clients and work with them to reach their goals, while trying to help repair the family dynamics of any legal dispute. However, when diplomacy fails, our clients are our main focus, so our attorneys will aggressively litigate our clients' position and fight to WIN in court.

For further information about our ability to help you resolve disagreements concerning the care and personal independence of a loved one's declining legal capacity, contact LA LAW CENTER at 877-537-8283.

We are proud to be a part of the complete solution to your family's crisis, not just the lawyers that create the legal documents. We understand the issues surrounding the care of aging loved ones and what it takes legally to meet your needs and goals, while giving your family the peace of mind that your loved ones are getting the best care possible in a complex and confusing situation.

Please contact our office for a free initial consultation with Joseph McHugh, a California Estate Planning/Elder Law Attorney. After a thorough review of the best strategies for your legal needs and our fees for the scope of work, we will structure a comprehensive plan created specifically to protect you and your rights in the court room.

Take advantage of a free phone consultation or appointment for a free 30 minute consultation to review your individual situation and determine if you would benefit from our experience and legal services.

Call us at: (818) 241-4238



We are highly experienced and caring law firm that has earned an excellent reputation as trusted California Estate Planning Attorneys, California Elder Law Lawyers, & California Assets Protection Attorneys - serving clients throughout California and specifically in Los Angeles County in Asset Protection, Probate, Wills, Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Medi-Cal Asset Protection Irrevocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Medi-CAL Qualifications for clients with assets, protecting from Medi-Cal Estate Recovery, elderly care legal issues, Disability Planning. Our staff is trained to communicate with you making you comfortable about our progress and while we expedite your legal matters. Our clients are individuals and families generally located in Burbank-Los Angeles or Southern California area. We have successfully represented and assisted clients in Central and Northern California, as well as helping individuals in cities throughout the United States that have family members living in the state of California, with their legal concerns. We have a 100% success rate of helping families with assets qualify or keep Medi-Cal benefits in California. We occasionally love a road trip to help clients out of the immediate Los Angeles area.



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