KEL Attorneys

Law Firm in Tampa, FL
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Areas of Law

  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Residential Foreclosure
  • Commercial Foreclosure
  • Loan Modification
  • Strategic Default
  • Short Sale
  • Foreign Investment Property
  • Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
  • Debt Settlement
  • Personal Finance
  • Asset Protection
  • Debt Harassment
  • Credit Repair
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Custody/Adoption
  • Dependency
  • Divorce
  • Enforcement
  • Grandparents Right
  • Guardianship
  • Name Change
  • Paternity
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Power of Attorney
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Defective Products
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • IRS Debt Settlement
  • Audit Defense
  • Bank Levy
  • IRS Payment Plans
  • Offer in Compromise
  • Penalty Abatement
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Solicitation
  • Probation Violation
  • Theft Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Murder / Manslaughter
  • Domestic Violence
  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Hostile Environment
  • Non-Compete Agreement
  • Over-time Disputes
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage/Hour Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Business Law
  • GSA Contract
  • Commercial Debt
  • US Immigration
  • Asylum
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation Defense
  • Motions to Reopen and Reconsider
  • Bond Hearings
  • Criminal Charges
  • Appeals
  • Litigation
  • Family Petition
  • Marriage and Fiancé Visas
  • Green Cards
  • EB-1 Visa
  • EB-2 Visa
  • EB-3 Visa
  • EB-5 Visa
  • Investor Visas and Intra Company Transfer Visas
  • Work Visas
  • Class Action
  • Oil Spill
  • Social Security Disability
  • Qualifying for Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Denial.

Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Family Law
3.3 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 59 reviews
  • Recommended by 32 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 10/13/14
Posted by a Consumer on 10/13/14
1.0 out of 5.0
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Posted by a Consumer on 10/08/14
1.0 out of 5.0
They almost cost me my home. They changed my forwarding address to their address and never answered or responded to any of the banks mailings. I had to handle not only my primary home but my other cases myself. However, they kept billing me.
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Posted by a Consumer on 10/03/14
3.8 out of 5.0
Our KEL case went as planned, filed as stated, discharged when expected, and all was done within 11 months (from first meeting to BK discharge to KEL case closing). It was a difficult period and lengthy process in our lives, which were caused by the situation, not KEL. To sum this up, we are satisfied customers of KEL. The rating was given because there are areas of service that could be improved--like the email response time should be 1 day and for voice mails, 1-2 days. (Full review on Yelp.)
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Posted by a Consumer on 08/24/14
1.3 out of 5.0
went to them for uncontested divorce paid the 1900.00 one time fee and the filing fee of 450.00 to orange county, then started to get e-mails / calls/letters to call their office , on my part I was stupid did not know every time they contacted you and when you called them back, there was a large $$$$ fee, that was two years ago they even called and asked if I like to move on with my case for a fee again even talked with the office manger an she just laugh, still have all the paper work
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Posted by a Consumer on 05/02/14
1.0 out of 5.0
Terrible. Poor service, awful communication, questionable advice.
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Posted by a Consumer on 04/06/14
1.0 out of 5.0
I paid $5,400 for my loan modification. They never did any thing and not even call the bank to work for my modification. I paid for nothing they took my money away. After a year I got a letter from KEL asking for more money I I wanted to continue with them. Please do not waste your money with this company.
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Posted by a Consumer on 01/29/14
1.0 out of 5.0
When my husband and I went it to KEL to have them file head of the household so money would stop being taken from my husband's paycheck we were told it was going to be $800. We were told that it is usually $200 but since it was in a different county (across the state, which they claimed they would have to go to) the charge is $1,000 but they were going to give us a discount. We were NEVER told the $800 was just a retainer. We paid them the money and it took one whole month for us to receive a
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Posted by a Small Business on 01/03/14
1.0 out of 5.0
They will not return phone calls. They do a poor job working on your case. They will ignore you even in Emails. I never seened a business ran so sloppy.
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Posted by a Consumer on 12/19/13
1.0 out of 5.0
Tim ¿ We sat with you on Dec. 4th. Its Now Dec. 19th. Instead of being part of the solution you you and your firm are only adding to them. No progress being made, no phone calls, or emails being responded to. Shamefully unprofessional and unacceptable. This is the end of the road. We are securing alternate legal counsel this morning. Hallie ¿ Hang up on client. he lack of professional courtesy you are personally providing is not what we are paying for and will not be tolerated.
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Posted by a Consumer on 08/13/13
2.5 out of 5.0
While KEL ended up providing proper service on my case, their communication was horrible and responsiveness was nowhere to be found.
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Posted by a Consumer on 05/20/13
3.8 out of 5.0
The service was ok, the only problem I found disturbing was I never knew who was handling my case, constantly changing.
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Posted by a Consumer on 04/27/13
1.3 out of 5.0
Tried to hire for a chapter 13 and a 7 for ex and myself, for. Mortgage
Modification . Paid in advance did not hear back for 3 weeks.
Found out we met with a admin asst not an attorney. Took 2 months to
Get a refund .
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Posted by a Small Business on 04/15/13
1.0 out of 5.0
A law firm only interested in collections from the client, thats all I ever heard from was Kel wanting there next payment, if not for myself asking the day before if I needed to be at a court hearing, they would of missed the appearance, the employee from the billing department incorrectly told me I lost my case, and was gleeful about it, no one gave a crap, no one at kel did any thing, like a three ring circus, with only collections well oiled. Over 2500 for nothing, do not hire this firm...
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Posted by a Consumer on 04/02/13
3.3 out of 5.0
they are very nice
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/25/13
1.0 out of 5.0
DO NOT waste your money! They offered us really bad advices! They are as slow as the banks!! TWO years and nothing yet! They want another 3rd year... Seriously?
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Posted by a Consumer on 10/26/12
1.0 out of 5.0
Awful. Apathetic. Avaricious. Misleading. Disengaged. Never received court documents from court hearing. Met with my atty once in 4 months, five days before the hearing, spoke with him twice by phone. Difficult to get calls returned. Primary contact (rare) was AR, and paralegals. After losing the case (characterized as "a done deal") was pitched for an appeal proffering a strategy that would have worked just fine in the initial hearing. I'm rating them a "1" only because there is no "0" option.
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KEL Attorneys
201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 1350,
Tampa, FL 33602

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 201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 1350,
Tampa, FL 33602


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