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Trusted Legal Services in Darke County

Exceptional, Ethical Legal Representation

Representing Families Throughout Ohio

With almost 60 years of combined experience, you can count on the attorneys at Garbig, Schmidt & Pohlman, LLC for fair, responsive legal representation. We are family-owned and operated by father/daughter team, Phillip R. Garbig and Caroline R. Schmidt. Our firm is based in Arcanum, OH and represents clients across Ohio. We focus our services in a number of practice areas including  estate planning, real estate, business law, injury and wrongful death claims, and more.

We know that life can be filled with challenges, so it is our goal to help you navigate the bumps in the road. Our attorneys tailor their work to address your unique needs and situation. You can count on being treated with dignity, respect, and care. Living and practicing the Golden Rule is a priority to every member of our team.


Let Our Family Help Your Family

Our firm has a deep commitment to serving our community and clients across Darke County. We believe it is this investment and loyalty to our clients which sets us apart. To learn more about our services or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today at (937) 692-5278.

Injury and wrongful death claims

Our firm provides experienced representation for individuals and families with personal injury claims. Through every phase of your case, we are responsive and receptive to your needs and the legal issues at hand. In addition, we will tackle the practical issues unique to you and your family. This includes insurance claims and coverage, medical care, and financial issues involving loss of wages or employment.

We work with clients across Ohio for a range of case types including:

Automobile & Truck accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

Aviation Accidents

We also handle cases where our client’s own insurance company is responsible for the damages because the person causing the injury or death is uninsured or underinsured.

Call to Schedule Your Free, Initial Personal Injury Consultation

(937) 692-5278

Estate Planning & Trust Administration

Our estate planning services are designed to help you reach and achieve your financial goals for your family. We will work with you to create a plan which successfully accumulates, retains, and transfers your assets. We have experience working with clients in scope of industries, including those in the agricultural community of Darke County and surrounding areas. Each of our services is catered to your specific needs and situation.

Our attorneys have expertise preparing wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and other documents. We will discuss the income tax, gift tax, and estate tax consequences of each option. In addition to helping you prepare estate documents, we have experience in representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries of estates, trusts, and guardianships. You can count on us for counsel in all areas of estate and trust administration.

Real Estate

We represent developers, lenders, landlords, and tenants, buyers, and sellers in all aspects of real estate. Your business or personal objectives are always at the forefront of negotiation and documentation. We are committed to providing you with practical, responsive, and high-quality legal advice. We are very detail-oriented and know the importance of deadlines. You can count on us for timely and cost-effective services.

Business Formation & Representation

If you are forming a new business, you can count on our firm for a number of services including: determining the appropriate business organization, forming a corporation or limited liability company, as well as drafting employment, non-compete, and similar agreements. We also provide services to existing business clients.

In addition, we offer representation to the agricultural community and are proud to help Darke County continue to be a leader in the Ohio agricultural market.



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Garbig, Schmidt & Pohlman, LLC

2840 Alt. St. Rt. #49 N

Arcanum, OH 45304

Phone: (937) 692-5278

Fax: (937) 692-6544


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Disclaimer: The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail