4.5 stars 24 totalReview Debra Simms
This woman is not a good attorney. For starters she shows up uprepared and her verbal skills are weak at best. Furthermore, she doesn't listen to pertinent information you provide her that is essential to the case. I also suggest caution to be exercised in signing any billing agreements - she has a way of springing extra fees on you in short order. We won our case, but I and another attorney in a completely different specialty were really the ones who won the case for her. In spite of this, she still had the unmitigated gall to charge additional money. She also speaks down to you if your status in her eyes warrants it. Like the titile warns - beware.
I returned to Ms Simms for an update on my estate planning and also to discuss asset protection in case I ever need nursing home care. She really is terrific- smart, thorough, and very kind. Her new office located in Port Orange is welcoming, warm, and she wisely served plenty of water and snacks! My wife feels the same and we recommend her highly!
Posted by Pam
“My financial advisor found some problem areas in the trust I had and highly recommended Debra to me. She immediately saw that the old trust would have made available to me only the net income and I wouldn’t have been able to touch the principal when I needed it later in life. She fixed this and I had her rewrite my will, power of attorney and designation of health care surrogate.
Debra is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, fun and wonderful to work for. She is dedicated, efficient and personable. On top of all this, her fees were quite reasonable.”
Posted by Kimberly
Debra was always available for advice and creating new documents for my family. She made a very hard time a lot easier for me and my dad. Forever thankful!!
Posted by a client
I hired Debra Simms for a Bankruptcy. I met her one time. I was not satisfied with her services. I paid a $1500.00 retainer for her and was subbed to a rude paralegal that hung up the phone on me. I went to another attorney where I learned that she lacked knowledge of bankruptcy law. I requested a refund and she refused.
Posted by Pat
Attorney Debra Simms handled an Elder Law Medicaid case for my mother. She told us she is Board Certified in this area and her expertise really showed. She answered all our questions and the application process went smoothly. Her office is located in The Villages and she was also helpful when we were selecting a nursing home. I recommend her.
Posted by Joy
After us explaining our concerns she knew exactly what all we needed to make life easier for our family after we die. She is very easy to talk to. She talks in terms that the average person will understand.
Posted by Richard
Gave us an informative review of what needed to be done on our wills to bring them up-to-date and then made the corrections in a timely manner. Treated us with respect and courtesy.
Posted by Melissa
Debra has been extremely helpful handling my case. She gives clear and concise recommendations, and is extremely knowledgeable on all types of legal services. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking attorney representation. She makes you feel comfortable throughout the entire process., unlike some of the larger law firms that make you feel as if you are part of a mill service. She gives dedicated time and effort in every case to ensure that her clients receive the best possible outcome.
Posted by Eileen
Debra has helped us in many ways to get out of debt. She has always gave us outstanding advice. She made it easy and was always there through all the steps to complete our process.