Author Archives: James Keim, Attorney at Law

About James Keim, Attorney at Law

James Keim is a lawyer who represents individuals and families in North Port, Venice, Englewood, Port Charlotte, and surrounding communities. Please feel free to call (941) 426-7900 for a free initial consultation to learn your legal rights.

Florida Housing Help Workshop – Venice Community Center – Saturday, July 16, 2011 9:00 – 3:00

Facing Foreclosure? Attend a free community event and learn your options at the Venice Community Center on Saturday, July 16, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located at 326 S. Nokomis Avenue, Venice, FL 34285.  For more information, visit … Continue reading

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Why Many Insurance Companies Cheat Florida Drivers On Auto Accident Property Damage Claims

As an auto accident lawyer representing people and families in North Port, Venice, Englewood, Port Charlotte and surrounding communities, I frequently speak with individuals who quickly grow frustrated with the process of resolving an auto accident property damage claim with an … Continue reading

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Winning an Award of Social Security Disability Benefits

Statistically, most people in North Port, Venice, Englewood and surrounding communities who apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration are initially turned down. Do not despair… North Port Lawyer James Keim strives to help Social Security Disability claimants obtain the … Continue reading

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Walking Away From An Underwater Mortgage and Home in North Port, FL and Surrounding Communities

With property values continuing to plummet in North Port and most of Sarasota County, FL, inflation rising, and incomes declining, many homeowners are reaching a point where they feel that it is no longer economically feasible or a sound investment … Continue reading

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North Port Injury Lawyer Discusses the Statute of Limitations on a Florida Auto Accident Claim

As a personal injury lawyer in North Port, FL, I am often asked about the time limits within which a claim may be brought for injuries suffered in an automobile accident.  Please understand that there are always exceptions, and it is … Continue reading

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Hiring the Right Lawyer in North Port, Venice, Englewood or Port Charlotte: What Should You Consider?

When it comes time to find a trustworthy bankruptcy lawyer, personal injury lawyer, or any other kind of attorney for that matter in North Port, Venice, Englewood, Port Charlotte or surrounding areas, the task of discovering and hiring the right … Continue reading

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Filing For Bankruptcy Soon After Moving to Florida – Which Exemption Laws Apply?

You have relocated to Florida after a favorable employment prospect lured you to this state.  Or, perhaps the warm climate brought you here for retirement. Unfortunately, your debt collectors have followed you and you now face a lawsuit and a possible garnishment … Continue reading

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Free Community Event – “New Hope for Homeowners” – North Port Public Library – Wednesday, February 23, 2011 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Past due on mortgage payments?  Facing foreclosure or desire a modification?  Underwater and want to explore options?  Confused by HAMP and other programs?  Need to eliminate a second mortgage on your home?  This Wednesday, February 23, 2011, join Gulf Coast Legal … Continue reading

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Many Consumers Faced with Foreclosure in North Port, FL and Elsewhere Continue to Be Confused and Deceived By Mortgage Servicers and Banks

Make no mistake, if you are served with a foreclosure lawsuit, you only have twenty (20) days to file a response. This is true regardless of whether the bank leads you to believe that the foreclosure will not proceed until … Continue reading

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Creditor Violations After Filing Bankruptcy: Why Your Creditors May Have to Pay You Money Damages

You’ve gone through the bankruptcy process, obtained your discharge, your case is closed, and you come to discover that a creditor or debt collector is still attempting to collect on an obligation that was included in your bankruptcy case.  Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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