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Kelly Chang Rickert

Kelly Chang Rickert

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation

About Me

Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I am the owner of Law Offices of Kelly Chang. We know family matters. Our practice is devoted to helping those who need us where it matters most -at home. My practice is limited to Family Law including Divorce, Annulment, Spousal Support, Child Support; Modification, Child Custody and Visitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, Property Division; Restraining Orders


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Kelly Chang Rickert knows family matters.  As founder of Law Offices of Kelly Chang, her firm devotes its entire practice to family law.  For almost ten years, she has handled a variety of cases with issues involving divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, property division, and domestic violence issues.  She is frequently quoted in the media and is a legal expert for CBS, NBC, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, OMG! Insider, The Insider, TV Guide, MTV, NPR, E!, Style Network, People Magazine, Life and Style, Star Magazine, Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, Reuters, in celebrity divorce and paternity cases, including the Kardashians, Britney Spears, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson.  Mrs. Chang Rickert is an active member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and American Bar Association, and has authored several articles on family law.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin, French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%
    15 years, 200 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-500/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

58 total 

  • Robert Reganyan

    Kelly is a very smart and dedicated attorney.

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    Robert Reganyan Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Veronica Blangy Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Law Offices of Kelly Chang

5455 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA, 90036

Los Angeles Divorce and Family Lawyer

Law Offices of Kelly Chang
3104 Los Feliz Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90039

San Francisco Prenup Lawyers

240 Stockton St.
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA, 94108

San Diego Prenup Lawyers

1020 Prospect St.
Suite 250
San Diego, CA, 92037

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200005/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Top Young LawyersLos Angeles Magazine2011
SuperLawyer Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Superlawyer Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
SuperLawyer Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization2008
Harriet Buhai Volunteer AwardHarriet Buhai2006
Outstanding Pro Bono AttorneySan Francisco Bar Association2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderLaw Offices of Kelly Chang2005 - Present
AttorneyCooper, White & Cooper, LLP2002 - 2005
AttorneyHaight, Brown and Bonesteel2002 - 2002
AttorneyDryden Margoles, LLP2000 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California Board of Legal SpecializationCertified Family Law Specialist2008 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Francisco County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In the Marriage of Jackson and LumpkinProperty Division - No undue influence found.
Benveniste v. SnyderSuccessfully defended false claims of DV.
Ruffin v. BarnettCustody for client

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Hollywood LifeOh No, This is Bad News, Sandra Bullock2010
Divorce360.comDivorce Calculator2009
Divorce360.comDivorce and the Economy2009
ABA JournalFamily Law and Marketing2009
California Lawyer MagazineYouTubing for Clients2009
Custody MatchHow Much Will My Divorce Cost?2008
Divorce 360.comGoing to Court for Child Support2008
Divorce 360.comStrange Prenuptial Agreement2008
Divorce 360.comFiling for Joint Custody2008
Tie The KnotShould I get a Prenup, and When?2008
Divorce 360.comIs Alimony Possible in Common Law Marriages?2008
Lawyers USANot your Grandchildren's YouTube2008
Divorce 360.comYouTube, Divorce, and Airing your Dirty Laundry2008
Modern Woman's Divorce GuideThe Purpose-Driven Divorce2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of San Diego SOLN/AN/AN/A
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DocumentaryAmerican Marriage2011
Celebrity NewsMel Gibson's Domestic Violence Charges2010
Hollywood 411More Britney Spears2008
Hollywood 411Christie Brinkley's Divorce Case2008
Hollywood 411Britney Spears' Custody Case2008