Bergen County Lawyers & Legal Services


Richard D Kelly understands that the law affects people in many different ways.  He has the  experience in both counsel and representation of thousands of clients over the past 35+ years, in Hackensack, Dumont, Oradell and the entire Bergen County area.  Here are only a few of the services that you can rely on the Law Office of Richard D Kelly to perform to your entire satisfaction:

  • Real Estate: Mortgage Financing
  • Richard D Kelly specializes in real estate transactions involving the sale and purchase of properties.  His service is personal in nature and tailored to meet the specific needs of each and every client.  His representation is totally independent of the Real Estate Agent, the Lender and the Title Insurer.  He believes that the purchase or sale of property is a transaction of such magnitude that the client needs personal representation from an experienced attorney, who does not answer to anyone but the client.  Richard D Kelly is an Attorney based in Oradell who knows the northern New Jersey area. , having represented clients throughout most all of the Bergen County Municipalities.


  • Civil Litigation
  • Cases falling under the civil litigation area of the law are usually concerning matters such as breach of contract, debt collection, malpractice or injury.

    Although he does not actively handle any litigation work at this time, Richard D Kelly has over 25 years of trial court experience.  That experience and the knowledge of how a controversy can proceed to trial is an invaluable aid used in the counseling of clients.  Trial experience aids an Attorney in the counsel he gives because one of the Attorney’s many responsibilities is to keep a client out of court.


  • Municipal Law: Zoning and Planning
  • Richard D Kelly has a considerable amount of experience in the representation of Municipal Governing Bodies (Mayor & Council), local Zoning Boards, Planning Boards and individual clients appearing before such Boards and Bodies. He has drafted Zoning Ordinances, Land Use Procedures Ordinances, Site Plan and Subdivision Ordinances in his role as Counsel to the Boroughs of Dumont and Northvale in Bergen County.

  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Richard D Kelly represents all clients in matters relative to the creation and maintenance of Businesses, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Corporations and Sole Proprietorships. This involves the formation of new entities, registering of same, filing of Trading As Names, as well as Agreements between Shareholders and Partners.

  • Wills: Powers of Attorney: Personal Documents
  • Richard D Kelly tailors specific Wills and Trusts to meet a client's given situation and needs. He also drafts and counsels clients on a myriad of personally drafted documents such as Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Declarations and Trusts.

  • Landlord/Tenant Relations: Agreements: Leases
  • Richard D Kelly has counselled many clients in the Oradell area as well as most of Bergen County including the Boroughs of Dumont, Emerson & Westwood in their landlord/tenant relations. Such counsel has also included the review of and preparation of Residential Leases and/or complex commercial leases.

These are only a few of the many services that the Law Office of Richard D Kelly offers. For more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with Richard D Kelly call our Oradell area office today.