Our firm handles complex family law matters throughout the state of South Carolina, particularly Charleston. Our services include divorce, alimony, equitable distribution, Prenuptial Agreements, custody, visitation, paternity and family law mediations.

Working with clients going through a difficult marital dispute or a party resolving a matter involving the contested custody, visitation, and/or paternity of their children, is a rewarding experience because our efforts directly impact each client’s life in immeasurable ways.

Our firm strives to minimize conflict and help clients amicably settle each case. While our goal is to help clients reach an agreement with the opposing party, we remain prepared to zealously advocate and go to trial on each client’s behalf if necessary.

Our firm typically handles high-asset and high-income divorce cases across the state of South Carolina, including Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Hilton Head, Beaufort, Pawley’s Island, and Myrtle Beach. These cases involve complex issues: financial, tax, business valuation, and custody disputes including interstate and international matters.

We utilize the latest technology to help prepare all cases, and we work closely with an extensive network of experts and legal support professionals to provide access to resources that best protect our clients’ interests.

Melissa’s family law services include:

  • Divorce
  • High-Asset Property Divisions
  • Determination of Income
  • Calculation of Alimony
  • Calculation of Child Support
  • Custody
  • Relocation
  • Visitation
  • Interstate Child Abduction
  • International Child Abduction
  • Jurisdictional Disputes
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Modification Proceedings
  • Drafting Settlement & Prenuptial Agreements

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