Experienced, Effective, Trusted
Almost 30 Years of Making a Difference for Floridians
Personal attention

At my firm, you'll meet with me, not a paralegal. I'll listen your situation, seek to understand your situation, and tailor my strategies to your unique needs.

experienced counsel

My 25+ years of litigation experience in divorce and child custody allows me to fight for your best interests, both in and out of court.

passionate advocacy

As your attorney, I will focus on one goal: pursuing justice and favorable results for you and your family. You deserve nothing less.

Divorce Attorney in St. Petersburg, Florida  

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Garth R. Goodman

Attorney at Law

After earning both my B.A. and my J.D. from Stetson University, my legal career has been dedicated to helping individuals and families navigate challenging legal issues like divorce and child custody matters. After almost 30 years of seeking justice for those in Florida who need it the most, I continue to focus on divorce law because I know firsthand what it's like for a family to experience divorce. For help with child custody, parenting plans, or post-judgment modification and enforcement, schedule a consultation. I'm here to make a difference.


I understand firsthand the toll a divorce might take on a family. Let's work through your legal issue together.

Garth R. Goodman
2023 Martindale Hubbell Award
Elite award for divorce and family law 2022

Garth Goodman selected as a 2023 Elite Lawyer

Only the most outstanding and experienced attorneys receive the Elite Lawyer Award. The Elite Lawyer Award is a prestigious honor that recognizes an attorney's achievements, skills, and experience in their areas of practice. Garth is a leading divorce and family law attorney in Florida. Click the video on the right to see more!

quality counsel for divorce in Florida

If you or your spouse decided to file for divorce, you know how overwhelming the process can feel. The toll that divorce can take—both emotionally and financially—is significant. Whether you recently decided to separate or you are seeking a post-judgment modification, please know that you are not alone. You don't have to navigate the legal system on your own.

For almost 30 years, my firm—Garth R Goodman, PA—has been helping individuals who seek guidance in divorce, including child custody, parenting plans, and distribution of assets. If you live in St. Petersburg, Largo, Seminole, Gulfport, or Kenneth City, Florida, reach out to me to begin the next stage of your life.

During our consultation, I will listen to the facts and circumstances of your situation, seek to understand your circumstances in detail, and craft a strategy based on your unique goals. We are partners in fighting for justice during this emotional time for you and your family, but I will take charge when necessary to help put you in a position to seek the results you deserve.

My quality advocacy in divorce law comes from decades of experience both in and out of the courtroom. Schedule a consultation at my office in St. Petersburg, Florida, as soon as you know you need help. As a dedicated divorce attorney, I proudly serve the greater Pinellas County area.

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child custody: strong representation &
advocacy backed by experience

When our children are involved in a divorce issue, the stakes are high. Matters of child custody are vital: the outcome can determine not only where the child lives, but where the child attends school, their extracurricular activities, and decisions regarding the child's health. Child custody is important, but laws can be frustrating and complex to navigate on our own.

Trust in skilled advocacy and strong representation to provide direction. For almost 30 years, my firm—Garth R Goodman, PA—has offered dedicated counsel to individuals in Largo, Seminole, Gulfport, Kenneth City, and the rest of Florida from my office in St. Petersburg. With so much on the line, don't hesitate to reach out. Turn to legal advocacy backed by years of mediation and trial experience gained from tireless advocacy for Florida families.

Some clients come to me believing that at the end of the legal process, one of the spouses will be either a winner or a loser. I've learned, after helping countless individuals and families, that the truth is never so black and white. The primary consideration is what's best for you and your family. Going through a divorce or a child custody dispute is never easy—in fact, it may be the toughest challenge you'll ever face. You can fight for a favorable result, one that helps you move forward with confidence and peace of mind. And I can help you do it.

If you live in the Pinellas County area, schedule a consultation with my firm in St. Petersburg today. Allow a dedicated child custody lawyer to advocate for justice when you need it the most.