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Law Firm Logo K. Kelso Law

Specializing in estate planning, business formation, marital agreements, special needs trusts, and mediation

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K. Kelso Law is a client-centered legal practice specializing in estate planning, general contract law, business formation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, special needs trusts and mediation services throughout Southern California. Estate planning is for anyone and everyone, no matter the size and value of your assets, or whether you’re just starting a family or planning for retirement. Empower yourself and protect your future today. 

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K. Kelso Law delivers the highest quality legal services combined with cost-effective and affordable pricing and payment options. At K. Kelso Law, we recognize that our clients are people, not contracts. Our goal is to reduce the legal jargon and make each client’s legal needs and options as understandable as possible.  Whether you need a prenup before tying the knot, a will, trust, power of attorney, or help with a divorce, we’ve got you covered. 

K. Kelso Law is a woman-owned law firm with a commitment to mentoring other women who share the dream of practicing law.


Put your trust in a firm that is dedicated to transparency: From our fees to our strategy and plan of action, there are no surprises and no hidden agendas.

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Our mission is to connect with clients from all walks of life and to prioritize community outreach and a passion for philanthropy.


Our services include mediation performed by trained and licensed mediators, helping you avoid the emotional and legal costs of going to court.

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Start your asset protection planning process today and prevent your hard-earned assets from being unfairly taken by creditors or judgment.

Start early – estate planning is for everyone, regardless of age or circumstance. Creating a good plan to prevent heartaches and headaches down the line is essential.

Start a plan for your loved ones with special needs to protect them and their benefits. Create a blueprint for their future with a compassionate, experienced, and certified attorney you can trust, ensuring long-term protection and care for your loved one.

Every business can benefit from having a business attorney by their side to assist with everything from formation to operations and management.

Prepare for all possible outcomes with a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. We can also help resolve the dissolution of a marriage with a settlement agreement.

Avoid wasting your precious time and money on court fees and legal services. Stay out of court drama and come to a solution with the help of unbiased guidance from a licensed mediator.

Don’t let the legalities and complexities of tax law cut into your income – let’s jump through loopholes together. We’ll listen to any questions you may have and provide all the solutions you’ll need.


Brett M.
Newport Beach, CA

Kate is one of the smartest people I know. She learns quickly, thinks before she speaks or acts, and cares deeply about the people around her.

Janelle I.
Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA

Kate Kelso is professional and thorough. She took the time to walk us through everything and was very responsive.

Diana H.

Kate was very helpful and helped explain everything to us.  She was very patient with us. And very organized.  I would highly recommend her to friends and family.

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