Law Office of David M. Goldman, PLLC

Jacksonville Estate Planning Lawyers

Law Office of David M. Goldman, PLLC

3733 University Boulevard, West
Suite 212B

Jacksonville, Florida 32217

Phone(904) 685-1200
Fax (904) 875-4081

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Law Firm Overview

Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC is primarily an asset protection, estate planning and probate firm based in Jacksonville and serving clients throughout Clay, Duval, Nassau, and Baker Counties. Practice areas encompass estate planning, asset protection trusts, Medicaid planning and elder law, homestead protection, wills, guardianships, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, and creditor harassment as well as probate and trust administration and litigation. The firm also practices family and business law, LGBT legal matters, and criminal defense.

In addition to ten years as a lawyer, David M. Goldman, Esq. has 20 years of business experience, which gives him valuable insight into asset protection and business law matters. Between them, the firmís attorneys have decades of combined legal experience across a wide range of practice areas.

The Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC offers clear explanations of a clientís situation and outlines options. Zealous advocates, the firm works to develop effective strategies based on each clientís objectives and circumstances, pursuing the best possible outcomes.

Year this Office was Established: 2008

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy; Chapter 13 Bankruptcy; Breach of Contract; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Duty of Good Faith; Non-Solicitation Agreements; Non-Compete Agreements; Creditor Harassment; Crimes Against Children; Dealing in Stolen Property; Criminal Mischief; Driving Offenses; False Imprisonment; Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer; Gambling; Making Threats/Extortion; Obstruction of Justice; Stalking; Violation of Probation; Restoration of Civil Rights; Self-Defense; Worthless Checks; Digital Asset Protection Trust; Durable Powers of Attorney; Termination of Parental Rights; Name Change; Gay and Lesbian Issues; Guardianship; Gun Trust - NFA Firearms; Child Injury.

Areas of Law Description

Law Office of David M. Goldman provides legal representation and services in the following areas of law:

- Bankruptcy

The Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyers and attorneys at the Law Firm help consumers reduce or eliminate their debt under the protection of the federal bankruptcy court. We are located in Duval county, but offer services to clients in Duval, Clay, St. Johns and all of north Florida Our Jacksonville Bankruptcy Attorneys and lawyers can help with a liquidation or reorganization of your debt.

- Digital Asset Protection Trust

Digital assets are becoming more significant in our daily lives. There are many problems with digital assets and traditional estate planning techniques. The biggest problem is that most digital assets are licenses that are non-transferable and expire upon the death or short terms of inactivity.

- Entertainment Law

We help identify and negotiate legal strategies that enhance your position by obtaining and negotiating movie and television deals, celebrity personal appearances, and endorsement. We can also limit your exposť by performing due diligence, obtaining permits, and helping with Florida State and national tax credits.

- Family Law

Our Jacksonville Family Law can deal with complex divorce issues, including jointly owned assets, income, complex custody, child support and alimony matters. Each case includes a comprehensive assessment of our clientsí needs, goals, and objectives. Only after knowing where we are starting and what the desired results are, can give our clients the options necessary to make decisions that will have a dramatic impact on the lives of themselves and others in their family.

- Gay and Lesbian Issues

Our law firm is committed to providing legal support and services to our LGBT clients and community. We keep current with the legal issues, accomplishments, defeats, and news concerning gay and lesbian rights nationwide. We engage in creative service to find new interpretations of existing law to apply to the non-traditional family.

- Guardianship

Our guardianship lawyer helps families deal with incapacitated family members or allows others to take care of minor children. Sometimes companies or individuals take advantage of the elderly and obtain guardianships in an effort to take control of the personís assets.

- Personal Injury

Personal Injury claims or lawsuits arise when one is injured or killed because of the carelessness or negligence of another. When a person or child is injured due to the negligence of another, the injured or their family may recover money damages for related medical expenses, wage loss, pain and suffering, mental anguish and lost enjoyment of life.

- Probate

Our probate lawyers deal with the distribution of assets of a Florida Probate estate. The fees for these services are typically set by statute, but often with larger Florida Probate cases they are negotiable. The fees are generally based on the assets that are subject to probate and not all of the decedent's assets.

- Traffic Tickets

What are my options upon receiving a Florida Traffic Ticket or Florida Speeding Ticket? Many just pay the fine and move on. Did you know that this is a guilty plea and can add points to your insurance and cause you to lose your Florida driver's license? For truck drivers, taxi drivers, or pilots these points can cause a revocation of their license to work and their ability to provide for their families.

- Trusts

A Florida Trust is a relationship protected by the courts in which one person, called the trustee, holds a property interest for the benefit or use of another person. Any person who is legally capable of transferring property can create a trust. A trust can be a simple arrangement or a complex arrangement.

- Trust Litigation

Our trust litigation lawyers represent beneficiaries who have been affected by improper actions of an individual (often a trustee). We represent individuals and families in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas in Florida Trust Litigation. Our Florida Trust Attorneys and Florida Trust Lawyers work with clients in Florida and with Florida Trust Disputes.


David Goldman Mr. David M. Goldman
Asset Protection, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation

Kendal Sanders Ms. Kendal Sanders
Bankruptcy, Contracts, Credit and Mortgage, Debt Relief, Debtor and Creditor

Markus Sermons Mr. Markus Sermons
Adoption, Alimony, Arson, Assault, Battery



  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

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