Case Support and Strategy
Melissa is consulted by counsel in the United States and overseas to provide legal information, case strategy, research, legal opinions, work product reviews, and guidance to navigate complex jurisdictional issues, including on issues of custody, relocation, child abduction, support, maintenance, apostille, judgment enforcement, and overseas service of process.
Melissa testifies as an expert witness on child abduction and child abduction prevention laws, research, and resources, including complex international child abduction situations.
Melissa works with lawyers and clients to secure evidence and serve process to aid in their family law cases.
Melissa is one of the few U.S. mediators who handle complex international parental child abduction cases as a neutral, and is adept at using technology to facilitate this process.