Melissa provides consultation to families who have unique cross-border disputes. Melissa has a unique background in international family law issues, including having taught George Washington University School of Law’s International Family Law course for the past several years and having served as a consultant to the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the Netherlands in 2013. Melissa is a member of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law.

MK Family law is uniquely qualified to provide international family law services including:

  • Helping clients create a strategy and plan for their case
  • Coordinating with foreign counsel for a comprehensive solution
  • Navigating complex jurisdictional issues
  • Working in a cross-cultural setting
  • Coordinating with appropriate agencies and organizations in international cases
  • International child custody disputes
  • Representation of children in international custody, relocation and abduction matters
  • Mediating international cases