Attorneys at Law

Gale & Nielsen

Reliable Solutions.

Fair Price.


Legal solutions and fair deals in Humboldt County since 1998

Based in Eureka, California, Gale & Nielsen represents families and businesses in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties. Our firm specializes in all Trusts and Estates matters, with a particular focus on planning around the challenges that elderly or disabled people face.

We also counsel small business owners on contracts, family succession planning, and legal compliance issues. 

Our attorneys have been practicing in Eureka for nearly twenty years. We aim to give you effective legal solutions at a fair price. 

We'll give you a thirty-minute consultation at no charge. You can also use the contact form below to inquire by email whether our services are right for you.




2850 Harris Street
Eureka, CA 95503

(707) 269-0167


Areas of Practice

Estate Planning

We are a full-service estate planning firm. We prepare wills, trusts, and powers of attorney with attention to detail, but we keep the price fair by not overcomplicating things. We also prepare more complex plans that might include irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, estate tax and gifting strategies, and family business succession planning.


Our litigation practice focuses on the disputes that might arise in a regular person's lifetime: landlord-tenant, property lines, wills, contract disputes, partnership and corporate 


The decision to seek a conservatorship for an elderly parent or disabled child is often difficult. Our legal professionals have deep experience in guiding clients through this complex and emotional process.

BUSINESS organization and managment

Eureka has a strong culture of small independent business, requiring legal advice from attorneys who understand the law, as well as the need to solve problems on a tight budger. Our firm gives you practical advice that enables you to make intelligent business decisions based on real world analysis. 

Medi-cal for long-term care

We have specialized expertise in helping to plan for Medi-Cal long-term care eligibility. Every family's situation in unique. We analyze every situation from scratch and develop individual plans that preserve family assets without cutting corners on federal or state law.  


We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
— Edmund Burke


No-Stress Enquiry.

Use the form below to contact Gale & Nielsen about your legal issue. A few sentences about what you need to accomplish, and what concerns you have, are usually enough to get started. You may also email or call us to make a no-cost thirty-minute appointment.

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