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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long has Rick Keys been practicing law?

    Rick Keys became a licensed attorney in 1991 in Illinois and 1992 in Iowa and has practiced in both states continuously since that time.
  • What are your practice areas?

    The Keys Law Offices handle matters in Personal Injury, Workman’s Comp, Auto Accident, and Criminal Law .
  • What makes the Keys Law Offices unique?

    We are a client-centered firm, which means we prioritize our clients’ needs and strive for effective communication throughout our representation. We offer first-rate service, clear billing policies, and a dedicated commitment to providing value to our clients. We work with our clients to achieve the best possible outcome for their case, and we are always honest. We listen to our clients and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their case so that we can develop a strategy to achieve our client’s goals. We always work to attain our client’s goals while minimizing their time, expenses, and stress.
  • How can we get started with my case?

    Give us a call or shoot us an email! The initial consultation is always free, because we believe our clients deserve a chance to evaluate their case and their lawyer to determine whether we are a good fit for their needs. At your consultation, we can outline a litigation strategy, talk about the strengths and weaknesses of your case, and then hit the ground running.
  • How much do you charge?

    We believe in transparency regarding our fees so we outline the expected costs of your litigation at your first consultation and provide you access to your account so you can keep up-to-date on fees in between monthly billings. We offer hourly, fixed-fee, and contingency fee structures, and will work with you to find the right fee structure for your needs and budget.

Other Legal Issues

  • Someone is threatening to sue me? Can I be sued?

    The short answer is that, yes, you can almost always be sued. The real question is whether the other side has a valid claim.
  • Do I need a lawyer?

    If you’re asking this question, then the answer is almost certainly a resounding yes. Even if your case seems simple, small errors can cost you lots of money. At the Keys Law Offices, P.C. we cut through the chaos and put together a comprehensive litigation plan that will help you work pro-actively to increase your chances of achieving your goals.
  • What can I do to win my lawsuit?

    Every lawsuit is different, but one thing’s for sure: seemingly innocuous choices can harm your case. If you’re not sure how your decisions will affect the outcome of your case, you need a skilled lawyer. The Keys Law Offices will evaluate all the facts of your case and then draw on its knowledge and experience to help you determine the best way to proceed. We are available to offer you tips to help you navigate the legal and life change challenges that will come your way.

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