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Cotton Gates

Cotton Gates

Wills & Probate, Estate Planning, DUI-DWI, Divorce, Criminal

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Criminal, Estate, Real Estate, Wills & Probate

The law firm of Cotton & Gates, Attorneys at Law, has provided high-quality service and representation to people in Okaloosa County and Northwest Florida since 1976. Our lawyers have a... (more)

Ernest L.
Constitutional Law, Traffic, Internet, DUI-DWI, General Practice

"Great Experience!!!!! Mr. Michael Gates handled my case like a true professional. I couldn't have been more satisfied. Thank you Sir!"

  3 years ago     yulaisis brenneise


"Cotton & Gates is the best all around law firm in the area! These attorneys have done work for me in a number of areas over the years, including criminal defense work for a family member with a dui, and wills and probate work. I have sent several accident cast their way. Lots of experience. I know Mr. Gates was president of the local bar association and that all the lawyers in the firm are well respected by the public and the judges locally."

  7 years ago     A Google User


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Shalimar, FL 32579

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