Practice Areas

Business Law

Existing Businesses

A major part of our practice involves providing legal guidance for existing businesses. Throughout her career, Ms. Smith has represented business clients across Prestonsburg and Eastern Kentucky. Her services include:

  • Preparing, reviewing, and revising contracts and leases
  • Navigating all types of business transactions
  • Addressing property and real estate issues
  • Handling health law issues for hospitals, nursing homes, and senior care facilities
  • Providing legal representation in business-related disputes

Business Formation

Starting a new business is an exciting endeavor. However, this critical stage provides an important opportunity to lay a strong legal groundwork for success.

We assist entrepreneurs and startups with all aspects of business formation, including:

  • Selecting the proper business organization, whether a partnership, limited liability company, corporation or other entity
  • Preparing and filing the appropriate organizational documents
  • Developing bylaws, preparing meeting minutes, and observing other corporate formalities

By first gaining a thorough understanding of your business objectives, our lawyer will provide individualized legal strategies for helping you succeed.

Family Law

Divorce And Family Law: Dealing With Major Life Transitions

Divorce and separation often bring about sweeping life changes. At the end of any long-term relationship, you must address important issues regarding your children, property, finances, and lifestyle. The outcome of these decisions will likely affect your day-to-day life for years to come.

Protecting Your Interests In Divorce
There are many components to a divorce case. Our lawyer will work diligently to protect your interests by:

  • Identifying marital and separate property
  • Securing accurate property valuations
  • Pursuing a fair division of marital property
  • Addressing any prenuptial or postnuptial agreements
  • Handling real estate transfers
  • Dealing with issues regarding spousal maintenance (alimony)

We also handle post-divorce modifications involving any aspect of the divorce decree.


Experienced Litigation Services For Plaintiffs And Defendants

Litigation is a major focus of our practice at Robin Simpson Smith, Attorney at Law. We represent individual and business clients across Eastern Kentucky in a broad range of legal claims, including:

  • Insurance defense, including personal injury and bad faith claims
  • Business litigation involving partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, and other business-related claims
  • Contractual disputes involving leases, employment agreements, vendor contracts, and other legal agreements
  • Real estate matters involving residential, commercial, and industrial properties
  • Family law disputes involving divorce, paternity, property division, and alimony

We represent business clients in a broad range of industries, and also frequently work with businesses which are headquartered out of state.


Selecting The Right Mediator

In any mediation, the mediator plays a vital role in facilitating productive discussions. Selecting the right mediator is a key step in laying the groundwork for success. The mediator must be not only well-equipped to develop effective problem-solving strategies but also well-versed in Kentucky law.

At Robin Simpson Smith, Attorney at Law, our mediator fits both qualifications. As a lawyer for more than 35 years, Ms. Smith has a wealth of experience spanning a broad range of civil practice areas. She has also served as a domestic relations commissioner, which gives her unique insight into family law cases as well as dispute resolution in general.

Based in Prestonsburg, Ms. Smith is available to serve as a mediator in virtually any type of civil case throughout Eastern Kentucky, including:

  • Personal injury matters
  • Real estate and property disputes
  • Probate and estate disputes
  • Family law cases
  • Business disputes

Property Law

An Individualized Approach

At our practice, you will find a highly individualized approach to legal services. Our attorney will work one-on-one with you to address your unique needs and objectives. By building long-term relationships founded on respect and trust, Ms. Smith has earned an esteemed reputation for her diligent work on behalf of clients.

Guidance On A Broad Range Of Real Estate Matters

Individual and business clients alike rely on us for trusted legal counsel regarding commercial, residential, and industrial property matters such as:

  • Title issues
  • Leases
  • Real estate closings
  • Boundary line disputes
  • Easements


At Robin Simpson Smith, Attorney at Law, we offer basic estate planning services, including the preparation of wills, living wills, and powers of attorney. Our team is also an expert in offering legal services regarding probate of wills and estates.