Melissa J. Avery has been practicing Family Law for over 25 years and has distinguished herself both locally and nationally as a premier family law attorney. Divorce and related family law matters have the potential to touch all areas of one’s life, including finances, parenting, and property. With so much at stake in any family law matter, it is crucial to choose a lawyer with the requisite experience, knowledge and legal skill to resolve your issues with the best possible outcome. Melissa has served a wide range of clients throughout central Indiana in matters involving dissolution of marriage, high net worth divorce, custody, visitation, child support, alimony, business valuation in divorce, property division, divorce and retirement benefits, adoption law, paternity, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She provides her clients with knowledgeable and compassionate advice. Melissa has the ability to discreetly resolve even the most complex cases involving businesses and other high-value assets and has been widely recognized for her family law accomplishments.
While litigation is the best course of action for achieving an outcome in the client’s best interest in many cases, Melissa is also well versed in means of alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and the emerging practice of collaborative law. Resolving issues in such a manner can potentially reduce the financial and time commitment, as well as the emotional toll, for clients in divorce and other family law cases.