We Believe In Representing Every Client As If We Were Standing In Their Shoes

Providing legal services in criminal defense and expungement, estate planning, probate, family law, real estate and civil litigation.

Let Us Resolve Your Legal Problem With Quality Representation

Since 1976, the law firm of Cotton & Gates, Attorneys at Law, has provided high-quality service and representation to Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa County and northwest Florida. Our lawyers have a well-earned reputation for their strong advocacy skills and ability to obtain results for people facing serious legal problems involving criminal, family, real estate, estate planning and probate issues.

We put ourselves in your shoes. Our lawyers provide the personal service and zealous representation we would want if we were in your situation.

Fort Walton Beach Civil And Criminal Law Firm

Direct Attention From Attorneys Who Care


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We Care About Your Future

Our attorneys are intimately familiar with Florida law, as well as the state and local court systems. We have deep ties to the communities of northwest Florida, having graduated from local high schools and having lived here for most or all of our lives.

Whatever the nature of your case, you can depend on us to do everything we can to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

We strongly believe in empathizing with all of our clients and aggressively representing them as if our own rights were at stake. We are dedicated to keeping our clients informed of their options and engaged in their cases.

For More Information Or To Schedule A Consultation

You deserve a strong and effective advocate in matters involving criminal defense, family law, real estate, personal injury or estate planning.

Protecting your rights is not just our business, it is personal. Arrange a consultation with our attorney by calling 850-651-9900, or contact us online.