Global Reputation

North Carolina certified family law attorney D. Melissa Averett is an international family law attorney and speaker, addressing legal audiences in the US and across the globe on family law topics.

Melissa teaches continuing legal education classes to attorneys in NC, speaks to Bar Association members internationally on common family law topics, and acts as an expert witness in domestic violence cases.

International Family Lawyer

While the laws are different in every state and country, there are many common themes in family law.

Melissa shares her knowledge and perceptions on divorce, custody, child support, equitable distribution, marital torts, litigation, and more, with attorneys from around the world at various conferences.

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Fights for the Truth

Melissa and her team are Excellent. Highly recommend her services. Very professional, fights for the truth, she and her team are awesome. I am very thankful for her personal advice, encouraging words, and much needed help during divorce. Very thorough! Thank you!! Karl J.

They Fight for Their Clients

Dedicated attorneys and staff that are prepared to FIGHT for their clients. Ron Cooley, Cooley Law Offices

A Wise Choice

As someone who has had to navigate the world of family lawyers in an incredibly difficult divorce, I have learned that there very big differences in approaches. Some simply don’t have the expertise or temperament to get truly tough when necessary. If you are in a situation where you need someone who will help you…

Less Hectic Divorce

Melissa and her folks were very relaxing to work with – lessening the negativity of my hectic divorce proceedings. Anthony “Tony” Williams

Tireless Advocate for Justice

Averett Family Law is a team of caring and efficient professionals. As a paralegal myself, I was truly impressed by the personal and skillful service I received throughout the painful process of divorce. I would recommend Melissa Averett to absolutely anyone. She is a tireless advocate for justice. Catherine Wright

Melissa Doesn’t Miss Anything

Melissa Averett came through when I really needed her. She made time for me even though she had a busy schedule. Melissa is incredibly intelligent and doesn’t miss anything. I would recommend her a hundred times over! Jenna Frye