Mr. David Michael Garten, Esq.

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Earning his J.D. from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. With more than 30 years of legal experience and 18 years focusing his practice in the most complex areas of litigation representing high net worth individuals and/or institutions involving guardianship, probate, estate, and trust matters. A long standing member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Served as the chairperson of the Probate and Guardianship Practice Committee. He is also a member of the CLE Estate and Probate Law Committees. Admitted to the Florida Bar and is currently a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; the Probate Law and Procedure Committee; the Trust Law Committee; and the Probate and Trust Litigation Committee.

Areas of Practice (22)

  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Contested Wills
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Settlements
  • Fiduciary
  • Living Trusts
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Guardianship
  • Incompete
  • Elder Law
  • Trial
  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Real Property
  • Probate Law
  • Powers of Attorney

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
561-425-7641  Phone
561-689-0054  Phone
561-687-8103  Fax
University Attended:
University of Southern California, B.S., 1980
Law School Attended:
Golden Gate University, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1989, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1985, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1984, Florida
Palm Beach County Bar Association (Chairperson, Probate and Guardianship Practice Committee; Member, CLE Estate and Probate Law Committees); The Florida Bar (Member: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Probate Law and Procedure Committee; Trust Law Committee; Probate and Trust Litigation Committee).
Birth Information:
Jacksonville, Florida, September 20, 1956
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

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West Palm Beach, Florida

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