Deborah Gates was born in Laguna Beach, California and raised in Ketchum, Idaho.She... more
Deborah Gates was born in Laguna Beach, California and raised in Ketchum, Idaho.She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University, graduating with minors in Philosophy and Performing Arts.After completing her undergraduate work, Ms. Gates earned her juris doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. During law school, Ms. Gates interned for the Department... view profile
Bill has practiced law since 2004 and has been with Merrill & Merrill since 2008. He... more
Bill has practiced law since 2004 and has been with Merrill & Merrill since 2008. He received his bachelor’s degree in English, cum laude, from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in 1997. After working in the public sector for several years, Bill received his law degree from Drake University Law School, graduating with high honors in 2004. During law school, Bill was on Drake’s Nationa... view profile
My passion is the law. In particular, criminal defense and family law. I'm here to... more
My passion is the law. In particular, criminal defense and family law. I'm here to help you through a system that is often confusing and overwhelming for most people. Let me use my experience, knowledge and passion to help you navigate the system and achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.
Relocating to Idaho Falls in 1978, it has been my pleasure to serve Idaho clients... more
Relocating to Idaho Falls in 1978, it has been my pleasure to serve Idaho clients for over 30 years. Originally from New Jersey, I also was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and, after law school at Creighton University, Omaha, NE to the Nebraska Bar. I practiced law in both states prior to coming to Idaho. Commissioned a Army officer after ROTC, I was honorably discharged from the United ... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.