When Experience Matters Elder Law & Criminal Defense Attorneys Proudly Serving the Emerald Coast
 & Surrounding Areas

U.S. Air Force veteran owned business, proudly celebrating
30+ years of serving local legal needs. 

LAWYERS IN FORT WALTON BEACH, FL

Multi-Faceted Legal Practice Providing Elder Law Services & DUI Defense

The Fort Walton Beach attorneys at Vanover Law Firm, P.A. are dedicated to adding value to our clients’ lives. We have two expert attorneys who have specialized in two different fields of legal study. Whether you are in need of estate and long-term care planning services or DUI defense, we are prepared to do whatever it takes to safeguard your future.

Testimonials

Why People Choose to Work With Us

At Vanover Law firm, we strive to provide the best representation to our clients. Please take a moment to read what our past clients had to say about their experience with Vanover Law Firm. 

  • “This law firm has been AMAZING! They truly care about their clients. My daughter was/is a client and they have called to check on her well-being, fought to get her penalties reduced, and even helped with assisting with indigent status for her.”

    - Angie
  • “Throughout the entire process, Mr. Garrett and Angela were always there to help and assist me and you felt they truly cared. They are an amazing team and Mr. Garrett is an extremely thorough and skilled lawyer.”

    - Tamara
  • “Mr. Garrett and his team took very good care of my situation and were excellent at communicating with me.”

    - Shelby
  • “The man is truly a blessing. If you find yourself in any kind of similar situation call Mr. Christopher Wayne Garrett!”

    - Tyler
  • “Very personal and professional and made sure I was taken care of and that justice was served in my case.”

    - Philip

    Areas of practice

    At Vanover Law Firm, Our attorneys bring over 30 years of experience protecting the rights and futures of our clients. We're proud to bring a rigorous, exacting approach to our representation. We believe that bringing diligence and discipline to the cases we take on, helps ensure that we are exploring every avenue to work towards the best outcome. 

    Elder Law Attorney in Fort Walton Beach

    Keith P. Vanover is our Founder and Elder Law Advocate who carefully helps our clients protect assets from liabilities and Medicaid spend down rules. Keith is equipped to manage your elder law matter and provides an Estate Plan package that includes all required documents for one flat fee, including Wills, Financial Power of Attorney, Living Will, Healthcare Surrogate, and Trusts.

    With nursing home care costs skyrocketing, most Americans need a long-term care plan that won’t wipe out their savings. In Okaloosa County, the average cost for one month’s stay in a local nursing home is over $9,000 a month (as of June 2018). If an individual needs Long Term Care Medicaid benefits they would need to spend down their money to only $2,000. Medicaid rules allow you to keep $2,000. You will only receive help once your estate legacy is gone.

    By pre-planning, you can structure your assets so that they are protected in the future, should you need long-term care benefits. That way, you are prepared and ready when the time comes.

    Connect with our Fort Walton Beach lawyers today by calling (850) 999-0006.

    DUI DEFENSE LAWYER IN FORT WALTON BEACH

    Senior Attorney Chris Garrett is our DUI expert. Mr. Garrett can help save your driver’s license, prevent harsh consequences, and fight for a DUI dismissal. Our firm was recognized as one of the best DUI defense firms in Florida by The Destin Log.

    You only have 10 days after arrest to save your driver’s license, and you must get in touch with a Fort Walton Beach DUI attorney immediately. Mr. Garrett will help you request and receive your driver’s license immediately.

    When you bring your DUI/BUI case to us, you will never have to go to court. Florida law allows Mr. Garrett to go to most of your court appointments on your behalf. This can be helpful if you’re a tourist, find yourself working out of state, or work multiple jobs.

    Mr. Garrett has had dozens of DUI cases dismissed or reduced in his career. Motions to suppress and motions to dismiss are a critical part of your defense, if the facts justify the request for a motion hearing. Mr. Garrett files for a hearing and argues these issues in every case where there is a legal justification. Some attorneys file motions once or twice a year. That is NOT how Mr. Garrett defends his clients. Mr. Garrett is aggressive, courteous, and effective, and he is prepared to provide you with the attentive legal service your case demands. Mr. Garrett also handles all misdemeanor and felony charges for state and federal cases as well. If you have a criminal or DUI charge then contact us today so we can set you for your free consultation over the phone or in person.

    We charge a flat fee for every case. We also have
     payment plans available. Send us an email to schedule 
    your free consultation.

    Dui Defense Lawyer in Fort Walton Beach

    Senior Attorney Chris Garrett is our DUI expert. Mr. Garrett can help save your driver’s license, prevent harsh consequences, and fight for a DUI dismissal. Our firm was recognized as one of the best DUI defense firms in Florida by The Destin Log.

    You only have 10 days after arrest to save your driver’s license, and you must get in touch with a Fort Walton Beach DUI attorney immediately. Mr. Garrett will help you request and receive your driver’s license immediately.

    When you bring your DUI/BUI case to us, you will never have to go to court. Florida law allows Mr. Garrett to go to most of your court appointments on your behalf. This can be helpful if you’re a tourist, find yourself working out of state, or work multiple jobs.

    Mr. Garrett has had dozens of DUI cases dismissed or reduced in his career. Motions to suppress and motions to dismiss are a critical part of your defense, if the facts justify the request for a motion hearing. Mr. Garrett files for a hearing and argues these issues in every case where there is a legal justification. Some attorneys file motions once or twice a year. That is NOT how Mr. Garrett defends his clients. Mr. Garrett is aggressive, courteous, and effective, and he is prepared to provide you with the attentive legal service your case demands. Mr. Garrett also handles all misdemeanor and felony charges for state and federal cases as well. If you have a criminal or DUI charge then contact us today so we can set you for your free consultation over the phone or in person.

    We charge a flat fee for every case. We also have payment plans available. Send us an email to schedule your free consultation.

    • Case Dismissed 3rd DUI | Walton County
    • Reduce to Reckless Driving DUI | Santa Rosa County
    • Reduced to Reckless Boating BUI | Okaloosa County
    • Case Dismissed Battery | Santa Rosa County
    • Case Dismissed Burglary of Dwelling with Assault or Battery | Okaloosa County
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        What Our Work Means To Us
        • Over 30 Years of Combined Legal Experience
        • Client Centered. Results Driven.
        • Air Force Veteran Owned Business
        • Free Consultations Available
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        • Successfully Handled Over 3,000 DUIs

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        Proudly Serving the Emerald Coast
         & Surrounding Areas  

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