The cornerstones of our practice are our genuine care and
compassion, along with our thorough, comprehensive, and
holistic approach to solving legal problems.
We serve clients of all ages and abilities in our areas of
practice, with a special emphasis on legal issues related to
seniors and individuals with disabilities and chronic
illnesses.

Law Offices of Chester McLaughlin

The Law Office of Chester B. McLaughlin is principally located in Prescott, Arizona, with a satellite office in Glendale, Arizona, and serves clients throughout Arizona. The Law Offices of Chester B. McLaughlin, founded in 1995, was one of the first comprehensive elder law firms in Phoenix, Arizona. The cornerstone of the practice has been our genuine care and compassion for clients, coupled with creative legal devices designed to carry out our clients’ objectives. The Firm’s tradition of excellence has been recognized by Mr. McLaughlin’s peers in Southwest Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for many years and Mr. McLaughlin has also received a Martindale-Hubbell ‘A’ rating. The Firm is made up of highly qualified staff dedicated to providing efficient, professional and caring service to our clients.

Practice Areas

We serve clients of all ages and abilities in our areas of practice, with a special emphasis on legal issues related to seniors and individuals with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

Meet The Team

What Our Clients Have To Say

Attorney Charles Walker “I have worked with him for about 13 years. He is an expert in Elder Law and we have successfully completed many client projects together.” Attorney Charles Walker Sheldon & Barbara Payne Chip was kind, thorough, efficient and knowledgeable in restating our family trust, originally prepared in California in 1987. Our estate is relatively modest, but he helped us ensure that our daughter and special needs son are looked after in a fair and equitable way. Sheldon & Barbara Payne June I have recommended other people to this lawyer because I feel that he is very knowledgeable. LouAnn, his secretary, is one of the best. Nobody likes to spend much money with a lawyer, but LouAnn makes you feel welcome and creates a nice atmosphere. Mr. McLaughlin has helped me a lot and after I got to know him better, I felt very comfortable and I trust him. June Monica Organized, caring and concerned about me as a client and for my son. Very capable in the area of law concerning how to deal with the bureaucracy of the state of Arizona Monica Hazel He is the most honest lawyer we have ever met. We highly recommend him to anybody needing assistance in elder care law. We are so impressed with his knowledge and efficiency. Hazel Darren I need advice on three complex trust issues. I appreciate Chip's intelligence, clear communication and professional competence and integrity. I am an ongoing satisfied client and recommend him for estate issues. Darren Peer Review; Yavapai Superior Court This Guardian Ad Litem compliments the quality and thoroughness of the legal representation of the Conservatorship estate by Mr. McLaughlin in connection with developing and presenting a comprehensive financial plan for the herein recoveries which is sophisticated and excellent, far more so than the customary injury settlement (even large ones) Peer Review; Yavapai Superior Court William Mr. McLaughlin has extensive knowledge and experience in Probate, Elder Care, Mental Health and Trust laws. He and his staff listen and offer counsel which best benefits the mandates and needs of their clients. He is professional, efficient, trustworthy and understanding while assertive when representing his clients in court. I have known and contracted the services of Mr. McLaughlin since 2005 and highly recommend him to anyone who needs an attorney in his area of practice. William Patricia Mr. McLaughlin understands the nature of Alzheimer’s patients and the challenges it sometimes causes Patricia Adalynn He's been very helpful to our family for several years with a variety of services. His office staff is also very helpful and friendly. Adalynn Thomas Having lived in several states and having employed attorneys from each for our estate planning and wills, Mr. McLaughlin was definitely the most professional and informed. The staff was professional, knowledgeable and caring, always keeping us informed Thomas David Chip has been our attorney for over 10 years. He helped us to properly file Guardianship/Conservatorship documents to protect our special needs daughter. His knowledge of ALTCs and AHCCCS have been invaluable in assisting us to address concerns with SSI, DDD/DES, and the court in filing annual accountings. He is the most honest person, not to mention lawyer, that we know. His integrity is beyond reproach. We highly recommend him! David Sharon I was at a difficult point in my life, and felt as though I was stuck. I was able to have Chester take my case, and I am grateful for doing so. I thought this part of my life would never make sense or be right. However, with Chester's help I am able to know things will be right. Sharon Scott Worth every penny! Scott Patti “I have reviewed the documents and would like to thank Mr. McLaughlin for the outstanding work. Everything looks good… Thank you again for the exemplary service you have provided my parents.” Patti
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