The McNamara Law Firm | 28212 Kelly Johnson Parkway, Suite 110, Valencia, CA 91355 

(661) 287-3260

The McNamara Law Firm - Serving Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Castaic, Canyon Country, Newhall, Stevenson Ranch and surrounding communities. Our practice areas include Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills and Living Trusts, Probate, Medi-Cal Planning, VA Benefits, and Trust Administration.

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If you’re caring for elderly loved ones, it’s important to know the facts about heat-related illnesses.
“The elderly are more prone to heat stress than younger people,” according to Lisa K., an Elder Care Coordinator at the McNamara Law Firm in Valencia. “Older people...

March 15, 2018

Dr. Dale Bredesen recently published a breakthrough book called “The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline.”  He outlines a detailed, comprehensive program in his book, referred to as “the Bredesen Protocol,” that targets the mu...

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and is now the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.  It is fast becoming an epidemic.  This horrific disease is destroying our brains, our families, our life savings, and the Medicare/Medi-Cal system in Ameri...

November 9, 2017

As we age and require care, it is important to understand the terminology and options for long-term care.  The following are long-term care terms commonly used:
 
Activities of Daily Living


Activities of Daily Living are personal everyday tasks.  They include dressing,...

October 28, 2017

On Veteran’s Day, Americans remember the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces and honor those who lost their lives serving and fighting for our freedom. But lives and health were not just lost on foreign soil. We now know that toxic contaminations...

July 7, 2017

Get ready for what may be the biggest changes to the tax code since the Reagan era.

For starters, President Trump's proposed tax changes cut the number of income tax rates from seven brackets to three: 12%, 25%, and 33%. He also wants to increase the standard deduction...

July 6, 2017

Unlike going and getting an annual check-up or renewing a driver’s license, there’s no penalty for the person who does not having a will and estate plan in place. Their spouse or children pay the price.

What’s more scary about most Americans not having a will is that on...

May 24, 2017

People make all kinds of mistakes in planning for retirement. One of the most common is something that some do not often think of as a retirement issue. It is not having an estate plan.

You have probably seen so many commercials about retirement that you are almost immu...

April 14, 2017

Younger people often think that they will inherit a much larger sum from their parents, than they actually will.

When researchers talk to younger generations about how much of an inheritance they think they will receive, the responses often surprise them. Young people o...

March 17, 2017

Life is all about changes, from starting a family, buying a house, building a business, retiring and building a legacy. Your estate and financial plan needs to follow along with these changes.

It takes planning and the help of skilled professionals to guide us through c...

March 2, 2017

No one expects to become so ill or injured that they cannot go to work, but it happens. To make matters harder, the process of qualifying for disability insurance is very difficult, as is maintaining eligibility for disability benefits.

Most people take a very short-sig...

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