Family Law

Family Law

Family Law is the area of law that deals with family relationships. Few things in life are as stressful as fighting over custody and visitation; and child support. These legal issues, coupled with intense emotional feelings, are impossible to deal with alone.  Unlike traditional civil law, family law is more personal, more private, and more fragile.

If you and your spouse are amicable, you have several options, such as mediation.  

If your divorce is contested, you still have the same options, but we would highly recommend you consult with an attorney who is experienced in this area of law is crucial.

Kelly Chang Rickert is experienced in the following matters:

  • Divorce, Nullity and Legal Separation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Modification of Child Custody/Visitation
  • Modification of Support
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Premarital, Marital, and Marriage Settlement Agreements
  • Property Division
  • Restraining orders

Kelly Chang Rickert is also a trained and experienced mediator.

To start your family law case, please complete this form. Someone will contact you within 24 hours.


If you have any further questions or need additional information about Family Law or other services, please do not hesitate to email office@purposedrivenlawyers.com or call (626) 765-5767.