Client Testimonials

Excellent attorney

“My dealings with Ms. Simms have been terrific. She is pleasant to deal with, she is very personable and is very knowledgeable. Thank you for all you have done!” – Client


“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!” – John

Absolutely the Best!

“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…” – Pam

Caring, attentive, and competent lawyer

“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!!” – Kimberly

An Excellent Elder Law Attorney

“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.” – Pat

Trust, wills, medical directives.

“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.” – Joy

Planning Experience

“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.”- Richard

Debra is an excellent lawyer who gives great legal advice and representation.

“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.” – Melissa

Happy Client in the Villages

“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.” – Eileen

Family Law

“I was referred to Debra by my corporate attorney because of my need for a family law attorney. My sister became ill and had to be moved to a nursing home. Debra guided me through the entire process with skill, knowledge and most importantly compassion. All the paperwork was processed and approved – as a result my sister is living with great comfort at the skilled nursing facility. Debra is currently assisting my husband and I with our estate planning. She also prepared my mothers planning as well.” – Kathy

Terrific attorney!

“Debra recently handled a probate case for me. It was complicated and I was worried that I would have to spend a lot of money. She did a terrific job for me and my family and her fees were very reasonable.” – Karen

Guardianship Case

“Debra recently handled a very difficult, and hard fought guardian case for my family. She displayed empathy and Professionalism throughout the entire process. Her staff was always very courteous, and kept me informed and up to date about the case. Debra and her staff always showed attention to detail, and I strongly recommend her Law firm, for any client going through similar circumstances.” – Guardianship client

Excellent Estate Planning Attorney

“Debra Simms explained, advised, and completed our elderly mothers Estate Plan. I appriciated her friendly and caring attitude.
We will be using this attorney for all our legal needs. We highly recommend Debra Simms to our friends who need an excellent attorney at a fair price.” – Kimberly

Answered Prayers

“We are so grateful that this remarkable woman was recommended to us to represent us in our legal matters. Her experience and hands on personal evaluation and counsel where above and beyond what we could have ever expected since this is the first time we have ever retained the services of an attorney. We had preciously had consultations with two other attorneys and were disappointed. Ms. Simms takes time to carefully review your case to make the very best recommendations for your personal situation. We are impressed with her in every way. I will use her again for any legal matters that we have need for and I recommend her to everyone who is in need of legal counsel. FIVE STARS to Ms. Simms!” – Janet

Advice for debt and wills

“To Whom It May Concern:

Ms. Debra Simms, P.A. has represented us on 2 occasions over the past year and a half.

She is well versed in her field and treated us extremely fairly. The procedure we needed to go through was handled in a expeditious manner, with complete explantaions given to us throughout the time required to accomplish our goal.

Her professionalism was without a doubt the best we have experienced in what could have been a very difficult situation.

Any firm or organization that considers dealing with her will be very pleased with that decision.

Further input can be given if required.” – Art

Advice for our financial problems

“To Whom It May Concern:

My wife and I engaged the services of Ms. Debra Simms in April of 2011 to help us with some financial issues. During her time of service, we found Ms. Simms to extremely professional in all of our interactions. She was very quick to respond to every question we asked, and her answers were always easy to understand. Ms. Simms handled our needs expertly and to our satisfaction.

I highly recommend Ms. Debra Simms and I will not hesitate to engage her services again should the need arise.” – Mark


“Ms. Simms was very thorough, efficient and kind. She made sure I truly understood everything I was doing. Very pleased.” – Estate Planning Client

Truly a caring and competent attorney!

“Debra has helped me in two ways. First, she guided me through a very emotional and ugly divorce. She helped bring me down to earth and made me focus on what was really important – the kids. Then again, recently, my parents didn’t have the correct documents for their estate and had no living trust. I highly recommend Debra Simms and will use her again in the future.” – Estate Planning Client

very competent and understanding lawyer

“This lawyer handled my probate matter when my lovely wife of 55 years passed away. She not only handled my case efficiently and affordably,but she was so compassionate with my feelings and emotional state. She really understoood my family concerns and readily explained the proccess to me and my family members.” – Evan

Landlord tenant issue

“Ms. Simms helped me with a landlord tenant issue. In dealing with this matter she and her staff were very professional and attentive. The matter was dealt with quickly and efficiently and she was able to resolve my issue. I was very pleased with the service I received, and would definitely use her again, and recommend her to anyone who needs legal help. It was a pleasure to work with her and her staff.” – Karla

A competent and personable attorney

“Ms. Simms handled a complex estate planning matter for me. I had a family member who is an attorney look at the documents and he said she did a first rate job. I would recommend her to anyone. She promptly returned all phone calls and answered all questions throughout the process. Her staff is also very friendly and helpful. Her fees are very reasonable.” – Steve

Integrity and Character

“I found Debra to have the utmost of integrity. Debra listens to what I have to say and takes as much time with me as I need. She is honest, compassionate and prompt. She is a lawyer who had and still has my best interest at hand. She fights for what is right and just. I would highly recommend Debra Simms..” – Sherry

Trusted Attorney

“A+++. Feel secure in trusting Debra G Simms with your legal needs. When you are in the care of Ms. Simms’ practice, you can allow yourself peace of mind. Really! My first contact with the office was with legal assistant, Kendall. From the moment Kendall and I connected, I knew I made a good choice in having this firm handle the matters of my mother’s estate. I am so happy with the results of my experience, and you surely will, too. Nothing but praise for these dedicated, hard-working professionals.” – Susan

Positive, Professional Staff

“We had a very positive experience with Debra. Extremely knowledgeable and competent. Her legal assistant, Kendall, was readily available to answer all our questions, and is a definitive asset to the practice. A+ rating” – Betsy S.

Prepared for the Future

“Appreciate Debra’s assistance in preparing for the future. she definitely has your best interest in mind and is very knowledgeable in her field. she gave us awesome advice, stuff we weren’t aware of. I recommend strongly her services.” – Al S.


“THANK you for your quick response. My mother has been waiting on a co-trustee to perform his fiduciary duties since February. Thankfully, he called her last night with a plan to move forward. (is this like taking your child to the doctor and they are no longer sick?) It seems clear that your positive reviews on AVVO are well earned. If my mother’s problem turns out not to be solved, I will be sure to contact you again immediately. Kind regards,  Colleen ” – Colleen

Thank you once again for your fine work on our Will this week. It is always a challenge thinking about writing a Will and you helped us tremendously. Your patience, understanding, and professional knowledge was a great comfort to us. Particularly in this time of a most troubling Pandemic.
We will highly recommend you to our friends and neighbors for consultations.

Brent & Catherine


Contact Us

Port Orange Office:
Prestige Executive Center
823 Dunlawton Ave. Unit C
Port Orange, FL 32129
Local: 386.256.4882
Toll Free: 877.447.4667
New Smyrna Beach Office:
817 E. 7th Ave
New Smyrna Beach FL, 32169
Local: 386.256.4882
Toll Free: 877.447.4667