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Why Do I Need a Lawyer to Sell My House?

Do you need to sell your home? If so, you’ll need a real estate lawyer, otherwise known as a land lawyer, to help you along the way. Each individual situation is different and may require more or less legal involvement than other cases. Are you wondering why you need a lawyer to sell a [...]

What Does a Real Estate Attorney do for a Seller?

A real estate attorney (or real estate lawyer) represents the seller in a property transaction. It is necessary to have a lawyer for house closing in any sale of real estate to ensure that the transaction is carried out legally by all parties involved. Some aspects of property sale will be handled by a [...]

What Does a Real Estate Attorney do for a Buyer?

Are you in the process of buying a house? Buying real estate is a significant purchase in which a large amount of money is exchanged, often between lenders more so than individuals. It is for this reason that a real estate attorney is required for the buying and selling of property. As a part [...]

Using The Name Or Likeness Of Another

In most states, you can be sued for using someone else's name, likeness, or other personal attributes without permission for an exploitative purpose. Usually, people run into trouble in this area when they use someone's name or photograph in a commercial setting, such as in advertising or other promotional activities. But, some states also [...]

Free Expression Limitations On Liability

Exception for News and Commentary You generally cannot be held liable for using someone's name, likeness, or other personal attributes in connection with reporting or commenting on matters of public interest. Many courts view this as a constitutional privilege based on the First Amendment, and some states have statutes explicitly exempting news reporting and [...]

Federal Lawsuit Austin

Man claims he was falsely arrested The Kelly Legal Group, PLLC filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a man was wrongfully arrested for failing to show his identification. Our Client was awaiting the start of his work day when two Texas Department of Public Safety agents approached he and a coworker and demanded to [...]

Meet The Face Behind The Kelly Legal Group (KLG)

I’m Jeff Kelly, proud owner of The Kelly Legal Group, PLCC (KLG) I look forward to sharing my story. I hope that you will enjoy getting to know me better. My dad was one of the top home builders in our area; from a very young age, I spent my summers and school breaks working for [...]

Hurricane Harvey Victims Beware:

Please submit your claims for damages associated with Hurricane Harvey this week, before September 1, 2017. New legislation is going into effect on September 1, 2017 which will greatly reduce penalties insurers pay for delaying or denying claims. The bill is named the “Hailstorm Bill”. It reduces the penalty insurers face for wrongfully delaying or denying [...]

What Our Customers are Saying About Us

At The Kelly Legal Group PLLC, we’re proud of the work that we do. But, instead of telling you why our customers love us, we’ll let them do the talking! Here’s what some of our customers are saying about us lately: ★★★★★ “Jeff Kelly is representing me in a real estate dispute. Jeff has [...]

Ocwen told to stop

Ocwen Financial Corp. the mortgage servicer was recently hit with 20 states issuing cease-and-desist orders. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau soon followed with a lawsuit. The orders demanded that Ocwen not acquire any new servicing rights and residential mortgages until such time as the company can prove that it is financial viable and it [...]