Christian family law and adoption attorney Kelly Chang Rickert exclusively handles family law cases and prenuptial agreements, and has been practicing law for 22+ years. Kelly is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. She is the author of several divorce articles published by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Money Magazine. Her first book, “Protecting Yourself From False Accusations” was an Amazon #1 Best-Seller.
During COVID-19, Kelly founded Quarantine Publications and began self-publishing children’s books about divorce.
Her first children’s book, “Two Adventures With Mom and Dad”, was released to help parents explain the concepts of separation and divorce to young children. “Two Adventures With Mom and Dad” was incredibly well-received, and was an Amazon #1 best-seller in Children’s Marriage and Divorce books. Her second book, “Hope’s Broken Snow Globe” was just released on November 1, 2021, and tackles the topic of holidays and divorce for young children.
Kelly routinely appears as an expert on television/radio to comment on family law issues in celebrity divorce and custody cases. Kelly is a member of ACFLS, AFCC, LACBA, LACFLA, and volunteers as a Daily Settlement Officer and Judge Pro Tem in family law courts. Kelly discourages “scorched‑earth” tactics in family law and encourages mediation and collaborative solutions whenever possible.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys nagging her husband of 15+ years, embarrassing her two daughters (typical Taiwanese mother), solitary hikes in Griffith Park, and singing loud praises to God. She is a prayer warrior.
Kelly writes a blog on her website, updated weekly. Follow her (@lawyerkelly) on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Medium.
Kelly was born in Taiwan, and immigrated with her family to the beautiful USA when she was 6 years old. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and French.