Joseph McHugh, Esq.


Local Glendale attorney leads the charge in protecting family assets.

Have you ever met a nice guy that is an attorney? Well, Joe McHugh is one that you will like and he makes legal information easy to understand for everyone, from business owners to grandmas to frantic family members in crisis when a loved one needs nursing home care.

Attorney Joe McHugh is a highly experienced, caring attorney who has earned an excellent reputation in asset protection, estate planning, wills and trusts, elder law (all related issues regarding Medi-CAL qualifications and protection from recovery), conservatorships, contracts and business organization formations. He is the founder and principal of the LA LAW CENTER, LLP, located in Glendale ( He offers free consultations by appointment; just call (818) 241-4238.

Starting with the birth of his first child in 1987, Joe developed a special interest in estate planning and elder law. Personal knowledge of problems suffered by family and friends related to probate, elder and disability issues, estate taxes, family discord and other situations that could have been planned for and avoided focused Joe on the course of estate planning and elder law as his primary legal practice. He is always ready to speak to a group about protecting assets at no charge.

After 20 years of volunteer service, Joe and his Palomino quarter horse Kali recently retired as a civilian volunteer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse. Joe resides in Shadow Hills with his wife Kathy, their children and menagerie of animals, including a wild peacock named Big Bird.