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Kylie Marie Riggins

Divorce and separation Attorney at Rapid City, SD

5.0   12 reviews

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About Kylie

Learn Kylie’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation

  2. Child custody
    Child custody can come in many forms. We work with our clients to meet their individual families needs.

  3. Adoption
    Step parent and non-agency adoptions. Would welcome agency adoptions.

  4. Child support

  5. Family

Kylie Riggins handles domestic relations cases including divorce, custody, adoption, and pre/post nuptial agreements. Riggins Family Law, Prof. LLC  delivers first-rate representation and results, with unrivaled personal attention to its clients.

Kylie is a South Dakota native.  She graduated from Drake University School of Business in 2002 and from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2008.  After serving as a Judicial Law Clerk for South Dakota’s Fourth Judicial Circuit, Kylie joined Viken Law Firm as an associate in 2009 before joining with Linda Lea Viken to form Viken and Riggins Law Firm.  She practicing exclusively in the area of Domestic Relations Law for about ten years before forming Riggins Family Law, Prof. LLC.  Kylie has established herself as a tenacious advocate who will work tirelessly to obtain the best possible results for her clients.   
Kylie is licensed in state and federal court and is a member of the American Bar Association and the South Dakota Bar Association.  She serves on the Family Law Committee for both organizations.  Kylie served as the President of the Pennington County Bar Association in 2017 and was formerly the Seventh Circuit’s liaison to the Young Lawyers Board of the State Bar.  When not practicing law, Kylie is active in the Rapid City community and serves as the  President of the Zonta Club of the Black Hills, a community representative on the Head Start Policy Counsel and as Vice Chair of the 7th Circuit Casa Board of Directors.

Licensed for 14 years
State SD
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 09/27/2013

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

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Kylie Marie Riggins
2111 Jackson Blvd
Suite 1
Rapid City, SD, 57702


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Brittany | April 25, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Family Matter
I have been very pleased with Kylie! She is not only knowledgeable and thorough but compassionate and caring. I can always count on Kylie to ease my nerves and answer my questions! Kylie always puts the needs of my son before anything else and I absolutely love it! Kylie anticipates every situation and helps me feel confident in all of the decisions that are made. I 100% recommend Kylie!
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Posted by Melody | April 5, 2019
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So blessed
Kylie worked for us to get temporary and then permanent custody of our nieces and nephew! She was available via email or phone when I needed her to be and always explained the next step! She is passionate and cares about the outcome and she believes the kids come first! As stressful as our situation was, I never once was concerned that our lawyer wouldn’t come through for us! As far as I am concerned the is the best in town!
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Posted by Kaitlyn | October 27, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Lawyer
Kylie Marie Riggins was amazing and honest. She did everything I needed and more.
Posted by Marshall | February 16, 2015
Child custody case
Kylie took my case right away and explained everything up front how things would go. She was helpful in every aspect and very confident and knowledgable. You can tell Kylie and everyone around her has a real genuine care for the best outcome for child care and client. She and her team are top notch all around they prove it. She was way ahead of the game when we needed to get things done and always had everything prepared and done extremely professional and to the point. She helped me win my case and get the best possible outcome while looking at my child's and my best interest always. I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Kylie!
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Posted by Brittney | February 3, 2015
Best of the best!
Kylie took my case on short notice but you would never know it. She got a case together that stood firm! Not only is she an amazing lawyer, but an amazing person! She genuinely cared about my children and I! I am truly grateful!
Posted by Halli | February 3, 2015
Organized, Confident, and Hard Working
From day one, I knew that choosing Kylie was the correct decision. I was very nervous and did not know what to expect at our first meeting, as I was just served divorce papers the week before. After visiting with Kylie and taking the “first step” of getting a lawyer I felt much better. Going through a divorce is very stressful. Sometimes I felt as if I was on my own, I quickly learned that I was not. As the weeks went by, Kylie kept me informed and was able to calm me quickly when I came across situations that were upsetting (husband lying, court being cancelled, ect. . It didn’t take me long to realize that I no longer needed to put my energy into my divorce because I had Kylie on my side. Kylie was very professional at all times and told me everything that I needed to do and know. When Kylie was not available, She had/has s a fabulous support team and I was always able to get answers if I needed to call the office. Kylie always kept me informed and was very organized. If you are trying to decide on a lawyer, go with Kylie. You will be taken care of by a hard working, honest lawyer who will take care of business in the court room with your best interests in mind.
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Posted by Ryan | February 3, 2015
Top of line for lawyers
There is no words I can say for what Kylie Riggins has done for my daughter and I. I encountered a very upsetting ordeal concerning my daughter and Mrs. Riggins was there and has been there for every step I needed thru this. I have and will always recommend Mrs. Riggins for anything that deals with any type of family law matters. I truly believe I would not be in the life that I have with my daughter if it was not for Mrs. Riggins and how she worked very hard for us and made sure things ended up right and the way it was support to. My daughter is my life and I would and will keep doing anything in my power for her and Mrs. Riggins knows this, understood this and feels the same way as any responsible parent feels. I am very thankful for having Mrs. Riggins. Ryan
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Posted by Ashlund | February 27, 2014
Excellent Person to work with!
From the first time I meet Kylie, everything was handled with great attention to detail. She is always very attentive and pleasant to work with. All forms of communication were received and answers were returned quickly. There were many things that I would not have thought to put into the papers, but she did and I am thankful for that today. What we were able to draw up will last, because it was well thought out. I always felt very welcomed by her and all of the staff whenever I came into the office. It was an absolute pleasure to work with her and I highly recomend her to anyone.
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Posted by anonymous | February 26, 2014
From the initial meeting, Kylie took the time to explain in detail each step of the divorce process. She was knowledgeable of the process and provided professional advice. Kylie provided quick responses to questions with explanations to assist in my understanding of the legal terminology. As issues or concerns arose, she dealt with them professionally and in a very timely manner. I would not hesitate to recommend Kylie as an attorney.
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Posted by Susan | February 26, 2014
Kylie Riggins an attorney you can trust.
Kylie was very professional, knowledgeable and friendly to work with. She worked hard to represent me in a hostile environment. Kylie Riggins is a lawyer that will work to make a difficult situation easier to get through with success.
Posted by Trista | February 19, 2014
Kylie Riggins
Kylie did a fantastic job for me. She was extremely professional, but still very personable. She is greatly knowledgeable, honest and trustworthy. Even though it was a difficult situation, she got me the best possible outcome under the circumstances. I will continue to use her services whenever necessary, and would recommend anybody who finds themselves in a similar situation to utilize her.
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Posted by Leslie | February 18, 2014
Absolutely Amazing!
Kylie and her staff were absolutely amazing! I felt like they truly cared about my situation and doing the best for me. While this situation is never easy, Kylie helped me navigate through the case proceedings. I felt that with Kylie helping me, that I would be okay throughout the proceedings and I was!. I always felt like Kylie had my best interests in mind. She was straightforward and did everything she could to help me. I would not hesitate to hire Kylie again or recommend her to family or friends for their family law needs. Thank you!
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Response from Kylie Riggins February 18, 2014
Thank you Leslie. It was my pleasure to assist you!
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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Viken and Riggins Law Firm
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate
  • Viken Law Firm
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Judical Law Clerk
  • State of South Dakota
  • 2008 - 2009


  • University of South Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • Drake University
  • BSBA
  • 2002


  • Pennington County Bar Association
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • 2015 - Present
  • Pennington County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Young Lawyer Representative 7th Circuit
  • 2009 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Top 10 Under 40 - Family Law
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2014
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  • Great Plains Natural Resources Journal
  • State of New York v. Environmental Protection Agency: U.S. Court of Appeals Rejuvenates NSR Mandating that EPA Enforce Emission Standards As Congress Intended.
  • 2008
  • South Dakota Employment Law Letter
  • South Dakota Courts Not Eager To Relitigate Settlements:
  • 2007
  • South Dakota Employment Law Letter
  • All is Fair in Love and Settlements:
  • 2007
  • Great Plains Natural Resources Journal
  • Carbone v. United Haulers: Local Environmental Regulation Gains Headway While the United States Supreme Court “Trashes” Judicial Precedence.
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • South Dakota State Bar Family Law CLE 2016
  • Premarital and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • 2016
  • 2016 Young Lawyers Boot Camp
  • Working with Staff- When and How to Delegate
  • 2016
  • A Boot Camp for Young Lawyers: Tactis and Tips
  • Moderator: A Boot Camp for Young Lawyer's Tactics and Tips
  • 2015
  • Nuts and Bolts
  • Handling Your First Divorce and Other Family Law Firsts
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

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Family Attorney | Jul 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kylie is definitely part of the next generation of elite family law lawyers in South Dakota. I'd recommend her to family. I'd hire her myself."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
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