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After an uncontested divorce, all hell broke loose. I found my way by the grace of God to Keith Praters office summer of 2010. I was an emotional wreck with tears in my eyes. He told me to stop crying and get myself together. He was firm with me yet compassionate. I toughened up that year because of Keith. I learned how to document and I learned how to respond or not respond to the ex. Keith taught me how to be mentally and emotionally smart. It's now 2015 and we have not taken a break. He has represented me in several contempt issues, alienation and custody issues, traffic court with my daughter, and now another issue regarding property. In my opinion Keith Prater is the best lawyer around. He has fought for me thru thick and thin and on the weekend of an Alabama football game!!! Keith is the absolute best. I am truly blessed that I stumbled into that office in 2010. It changed my life!!! Keith will always be my lawyer and Keith will always be my friend. I have a motto when it comes to exes that I thought I'd share...U can't fix stupid but u can sure take them to court. Document,Document,Document!!!
Mr. Prater was very knowledgeable of the law! He was readily available with an answer to all of my questions! I would highly recommend his services to anyone!
He made the divorce process easy. A few years later I needed a duplicate document and Keith was lightening fast on getting the information to me.
My Wife and I went to Mr. Prater to have our wills prepared. Mr. Prater was very professional and courteous. Being my first experience with a lawyer he was very helpful and took the time to explain everything. He even tied our wills with ribbon and sealed them with wax "the old school way" . We actually enjoyed the experience as odd as it seems. If we ever have other legal needs we will be calling on Mr. Prater again.
Mr. Prater, has been my lawyer, that took my case on because he believed in the injustice I was being put through, not because of money.. as he knew, my accounts had been wiped out by the ex, I have been a stay at home mom for 13 years, and because of my circumstance I am on food stamps. He has, gone above and beyond what another lawyer, that I was able to pay monthly did for me. He is strong, knowledgeable and it my case grace filled. I bug the crap out of him ha ha. He is fighting for attorneys fees and most lawyers really don't even try. He is quiet on his tactics, but get him in court and he is a rapid fire gun. He is a man that CARES about the children in the case, and victims of abuse. I owe Keith Prater my sanity during this over yearlong court battle. I only hired him back in March, so I doubt it would have gone on that long if I had him from the start. If I could promote him, as in its not legal to generate sales for lawyers( I think that's it), I would be on the street with a sign.. This guy is whip smart, efficient, and kind. He is what lawyers should be, concerned about the merits of the case, the fight against injustice, and brave is an understatement. I highly recommend Keith, the secret weapon, fighting the good fight, and he has all of my respect, and the respect of my friends and family as they know in my case, he is sacrificing, and gambling on winning my fees, and truthfully although I have read a lot of courts don't award attorneys fees, I am confident, he will get them. I wish I could rate my husbands lawyer because there is not a dust particle of integrity in her system. She is all about winning at all cost. and has a reputation of fighting dirty, not complying, and is in fact the one that advised my husband wipe all of my access to money, knowing I am the sole caretaker for the children, and have been for 13 years. She, has piled up unjustified motion after motion, lack of compliance, and completely ignores, factual evidence, like recordings of him abusing me. Instead she turns a blind eye, and says, oh no torture the mother of your children. It makes me ashamed that she is a female. I didn't trust men, no offense men, but abuse creates that. I never thought I would hire a male lawyer. NOW, it is the best choice I ever made and he is the only one that took me, knowing right now I am penniless... Please people unless you want me to post recordings of my husband abusing me, don't think this is a man vs women issue. Its is a victim of abuse, for years, that finally has an advocate, so I praise the men out there, that aren't doing what a mother/women is doing to me, in the face of evidence her client is cruel.
Mr. Keith took on my extremely complicated contested divorce two weeks before the final. He has only charged a retainer, and I have surly blown through that by now. He isn't pushing me for more money right now because he knows my situation. Which shows he cares and no just about money!!!! He has always gotten back in touch with me immediately, late at night, on the weekends. He has filed tons of stuff already, met with my witnesses, and every-time I met with him he is more and more passionate about my case, as I have been the victim of years of abuse. HE FREAKING cares..he is interesting, disciplined, and I know is going to wow the courts, as I have seen him do in the past. EVERYONE that needs a lawyer that will listen and care about your concerns, needs to call this man. Integrity and kindness, are an understatement.
Keith Prater did an excellent job on my Divorce. He truly cares for his clients, He was very prompt in returning my phone calls and e-mails. He walked me through the process with compassion. I would highly recommend him.
DO NOT...I REPEAT..DO NOT waste your time or money on lawyer. He went to court unprepared, was fighting for something I already had in my posession BUT DOESNT LISTEN! He was my divorce/custody Atty; yet he could not remember how many kids I have while in the courtroom in the middle of talking to the Judge. (And I only had 2 kids). $5000 dollars later still nothing and nowhere in my case. I fired him.
Keith is one of the best lawyers I've ever had. He is professional, extremely knowledgeable and efficient. Not only do I appreciate his talents, I appreciate his character as well. My shopping for a lawyer days are over, I will use Keith for any and all my needs for representation.
Several years ago I was on the receiving end of a law suit. Having never been sued before I was not familiar with the process and was quite anxious. Keith Prater took the weight of the potential litigation off my shoulders. My case was handled swiftly and settled favorably prior to going to court. He kept me well informed throughout. If, in the future, I require legal assistance I would not hesitate to retain Keith again.