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Hurman R. Sims

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  1. Very Knowledgeable and Great at his Job!

    Posted by a client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Hurman Sims.

    I was in need of Separation and Divorce and Mr. Sims was very easy to talk to regarding the matter and was able to assist me. His retainer fee was reasonable! I gets what needs to be done without and BS like other attorneys. I appreciated his straightforwardness and honesty about my situation.

  2. Not a fighter...

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Fair
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Fair
    • I do not recommend Hurman Sims.
    • I hired Hurman 1-3 years ago.
    • Hurman handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Mr Sims is professional, seems to be well versed in the law, and is well known in Jacksonville. If you are a mom with an open and shut case, this could be the guy for you. If you are a dad, or have a case that needs to actually be litigated, you might want to look somewhere else. He charged us a flat fee, like most do in Jacksonville, but didn't seem obliged to earn it. We found that he follows client requests when he likes, but uses his own "judgement" and you may find that he doesn't tell you things about the case, or makes decisions on your behalf, that don't always promote your interests. He seems to be more interested in keeping the peace than winning the case, and definitely has a "you win some, you lose some" attitude that is inappropriate, especially when you walk away feeling like he didn't raise a flag in your defense. We questioned several times during our case whether or not he was working for opposing counsel, and we're still not sure that he didn't bend us over the fence. I don't question his moral compass, just his work ethic.
    Do your research, get everything in writing, and make sure that you approve every move that's made.