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I've been a lawyer for over 21 years now, and I can honestly say that for the most part, I'm not a big fan of how lawyers treat their clients, especially when it comes to fees. They bait them with the promise of low fees, only to purposely drag cases on and bill for time that should've never been incurred in the first place. Lawyers should get paid for their work, but fair is fair.  In 21 years of practice I have never paid for advertised in any internet, no newspaper, no radio, not even the yellow pages. 100% of my work comes from referrals from other other happy clients or peope who have seen my reviews online. This is because I'm honest, I charge a reasonable fee, I work hard, and I get great results. While I can never guarantee those results, I'm confident that you'll be happy with my work. I can take you on as a full-time client and charge a reasonable hourly rate, or I can do affordable flat-fee projects, like a representing you at a single court appearance, or preparing a specific document for you. This is called "limited scope" representation, and I often do this for clients who are on a budget and only need an attorney for a limited issue (like a one-time court appearance). This alone can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees. I've been handling all areas of FAMILY LAW since 1994, including: • General Family Law • Divorce/Dissolution/Annulment/Legal Separation • Child Custody and Visitation • Spousal Support (Alimony) • Child Support • Modification of Support, Visitation, or Custody • Restraining Orders • Property Division • Pension Division • Move-Away Requests • Document Preparation or Review • Grandparent Rights • Father's Rights • Mediation • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO's) • Nuptial Agreements..... Please contact me if you have any of these issues. My staff and I will work extra hard to make you happy.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    21 years
  2. Family: 50%
    21 years



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  • Brent R. Hardy

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Contact info

The Kosner Firm

Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90039


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
recognized for service: Daily Settlement Officer (LA Sup Court)Los Angeles County Bar Association - Family Law Section2015
Best of 2015 - AttorneysMarc Zappacosta - CEO, Thumbtack2015
Top ContributorAVVO2015
5 Star Rating (out of 5)TT Professionals2015
Excellent Status - Family & Divorce Law AttorneyAVVO - Attorney Ratings2015
Special Recognition - Public Interest Law Offices of BHBABeverly Hills Bar Association1994
Special Recognition - Public Interest Law Offices of LACBALos Angeles County Bar Association1994
Law Clerk of the YearLos Angeles Free Clinic - Legal Department1994
Best Oral Argument - Moot Court Honors BoardWCSOL1994
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesThe State Bar of Californi1994
Certificate - Outstanding Achievement In The Study Of LawWho's Who In American Law1993
Five-Time Law School Scholarship ReceipientWhittier Alumni Committe, Whittier Scholarship Committee, MABA, HALSA, LIFE1993
Magna Cum LaudeIllinois Institute of Technology1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Minor's CounselLos Angeles Superior Court2015 - Present
DSO - Daily Settlement OfficerLos Angeles Superior Court2015 - Present
Senior AttorneyThe Kosner Firm1994 - Present
DPSS Advocate LiaisonPublic Counsel1994 - 1994
Law ClerkLos Angeles Free Clinic - Legal Department1993 - 1994
TeacherChicago Board Of Education1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Member1995 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaInternational Law Fraternity Member1992 - Present
HALSA - Whittier Law ChapterPresident1992 - 1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Illinois Institute of TechnologyBusiness and PsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cannabis and Custody - What Every Patient/Parent Should KnowCalifornia Medical Marijuana Laws and Child Custody2015