Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP
Pioneering the field of
Elder Law & Estate Planning
Since 1983

For nearly four decades, Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP has been a proud leader
in the fields of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Tax Planning.
We have helped thousands of families in our community to protect their assets and
legacies - saving our clients many hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes
and long term care costs.

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Experienced Estate Attorneys in Palo Alto

When you are planning to protect your legacy, you need assurance that you and your loved ones are in good hands. At Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP, we make a commitment to each of our clients. Our Palo Alto elder law and estate planning lawyers are devoted to facilitating the preservation of family assets as well as the dignity and well-being of our clients and communities. Our goal is to be your family lawyer and address all of your legal planning needs. In fact, we aim to be your partners and your “Lawyer for Life.” 

When you need an estate planning attorney in Palo Alto, we've got you covered.

We earn the trust of our clients by providing the exemplary services that have made us renowned national leaders in estate planning. Our goal is to help you plan for tomorrow so you can live for today, so call our estate planning attorney when you need us.

Let our estate planning attorneys in Palo Alto serve your family. Schedule an initial consultation by calling our number (650) 683-9200 or contacting us online.


Nationally Recognized Experts In Estate Planning

Our job is to take complex issues and deliver peace of mind using our unique tools and expertise.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorneys in Palo Alto 

Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP is the preeminent estate law firm in the Silicon Valley and greater San Francisco Bay Area. Since our inception in 1983, we have diligently practiced estate and tax law and pioneered what has come to be known as elder law.  In addition to developing some of the most advanced long-term care plans for families in our community, we also created the first estate planning programs for families with special needs – now known as Special Needs Trusts and are consequently nationally recognized leaders in this field. Our legal professionals have published books on these subjects and can answer all of your questions. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions from our estate planning attorneys in Palo Alto.

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Our Approach to Estate Planning in Palo Alto

We emphatically believe in proactive, multigenerational planning. The decisions you make now will affect not only you but also those who are dependent on you, including your parents and children.

For decades, our team has innovated creative legal solutions to help you manage and plan for the future of your estate. Together, we will decide which strategy will best serve your unique needs and those of your beneficiaries. Their future is in your hands, and we consider it a privilege to serve you in this regard. 

Our Palo Alto elder law and estate planning attorneys can assist you in many areas, including:

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“When my husband passed away, my attorney at Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP explained all the steps that have to be taken, saw to it that all steps were taken, and literally held my hand through the process.”

- J.T.
A Long History of Success

Our track record speaks for itself. Our Palo Alto elder law and estate planning lawyers have served many thousands of individuals and families in our community. Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP has helped elders obtain quality long-term care services while protecting the family home and other assets. Furthermore, our firm has provided sophisticated special needs planning designed to ensure quality of life and quality of care for our clients' loved ones. We encourage you to learn more about what our clients are saying and why they choose our firm. 

Benefit from our unparalleled experience and get the sophisticated legal guidance you deserve. No matter your circumstances, our team is ready to leverage our extensive knowledge and resources to craft a comprehensive plan designed to achieve your goals.

With so much at stake, you should not wait to start exploring how we will protect your legacy. Call (650) 683-9200 or contact us online today.


  • Certified Specialists in Estate Planning & Elder Law
  • Co-Founder of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Pioneers in Elder Law & Estate Planning
  • Hundreds of Millions of Clients' Dollars in Taxes Saved
  • Thousands of Families in the Community Served
  • Over 35 Years of Serving the Bay Area
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Call 650-683-9200 or contact us online to schedule a consultation. We conduct in-person meetings, phone calls, and video conferences.

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