3100 W. Burbank Blvd. Suite 201
Burbank, CA 91505

Phone: (818) 241-4238
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Burbank Elder Law Attorney
Burbank Estate Planning Lawyer

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

Special Elder Law Durable Power of Attorney

What You Do Not Know… Can Hurt You!!!

Call us for a review of your current Power of Attorney, as it may need to “upgraded” with language that new laws and Medi-CAL demands, if you have to begin moving assets to qualify for Medi-CAL to help pay skilled nursing home bills! We are experts at understanding what documents you need in California!

We are a Burbank Elder Law firm clients that can help you set the proper legal powers of attorney services for financial and healthcare matters. It is important to understand who will make important decisions on your behalf (if you cannot) as it can provide you with the proper care and financial security if you become incapacitated. As you age it is important to spell out what actions your representative can and cannot do on your behalf.

What is a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document that gives a trusted family member or other person the legal authority to act on your behalf for your financial affairs. Even if you are married, your spouse will have the right to make decisions accounts or properties listed in your sole name. If you are over the age of 18 you need to have a power of attorney and as you get older it becomes more important! Crisis issues can happen for anyone but seem to be prominent with the elderly… Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Stroke and injuries due to falls! A person any age can be injured in a car accident that creates physical or mental disabilities. Establishing a strong power of attorney with a power of attorney lawyer can have tremendous benefits in such cases.

We are proud to be a part of the complete solution to your family’s planning and especially in a 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.

Getting a power of attorney form off of the internet or from a cheap online legal service may not give your agent the powers to save your assets in a Medi-CAL qualification situation. Many times if you get something without proper legal elder understanding of the law…it can hurt you and your estate. Always have an Elder Law Attorney review the Durable Power of Attorney just to make sure you can have agent protect your assets.

After a thorough review of the best strategies for your family situation and our fees for the scope of work, we will structure a comprehensive estate plan created specifically to give you (or your loved one) the best care possible, while protecting your family assets and allowing you to stay in control of your life and your money.

Our Law Firm is centrally located in Burbank (Southern California); however, our Elder Law Lawyer, Joe McHugh and his wife Kathy McHugh, Certified Senior Advisor serve many clients throughout the state and love an occasional road trip to help our clients, their family and friends. We are very proud of the many personal and professional referrals we receive from happy clients and colleagues. Please contact our office today to schedule a free 30 minute consultation on the phone or in our office.

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 Special Needs 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, Medi-CAL Long Term Care Qualifications for clients with assets, protecting from Medi-Cal Estate Recovery and 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 are experienced in 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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