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Memoir of a Collaborative Lawyer: A Path to Wellness

JOURNEY This is not a story of any single individual case or even any single client’s experience but instead of my own journey as a soul first and as an attorney somewhere way after that. It’s funny when you think about it because I vividly…


Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

You and I have been created for greater things. We have not been created to just pass through this life without aim. And that greater aim is to love and be loved. Give yourself fully to God, who will use you to accomplish greater things…


CARROLLWOOD DIVORCE LAWYER AND FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

Carrollwood; A New Location The Melendez Law Office is officially in Carrollwood. Whether you are wondering whether you should get a divorce or you need guidance as to your option once you have decided to get divorced, the Melendez Law Office is available in the…


legal separation vs. divorce

Legal Separation vs. Divorce—Which is Right for You?

Divorce is a complex event. A participant should  expect to face many challenges. Likewise there are many options available to people to consider, specifically with the directions that they may chose. By nature separation is a natural component of the Tampa divorce process. Though there…


unhappy marriage

Unhappy Marriage? 7 Options to Consider Before Divorce

So your not happy? Marriage isn’t what you thought is was going to be! Your spouse isn’t who you thought they were! You didn’t think you would be around this long! You are the one who changed! Has depression set in…mental health become an issue?…


Getting Divorced

Getting Divorced: 7 Things You Need to Know

Have You Considered Reconciliation? Many people experiencing difficulty in the marriage jump to the conclusion that divorce is the answer. As a divorce attorney I am here to tell you that getting divorced isn’t always the best answer. For the vast majority of people, divorce means…


online mediation

Is Online Mediation Really a Thing?

It Sure Is On line mediation is certainly a thing. This together with several other options have developed as an answer to the needs of couples. It is amazing what rough times do for people.  Could we actually be thankful for the decline of the real…


marriage seperation

Could Marriage Separation Help You to Avoid Divorce?

Should You Attempt to Reconcile? Before we begin this discussion it is a good idea to ask yourself if it is a good idea to attempt to reconcile? I usually begin with an inventory as follows: 1) are there children, 2) is there domestic violence?…


divorce mediation

Can Divorce Mediation be a Better Choice than Court?

The Rule Well, absolutely, but not all of the time. What is interesting is the courts have come to find out that divorce mediation works and that it is a valuable option for people in need to settling their divorce case. Regardless of what is…


ODESSA FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

We are happy to announce that the Melendez Law Office has moved to Hutchison Rd. off of Ehrlich Rd. We are excited about providing services to north tampa, carrollwood, Carrollwood village and to parts of Pasco including Odessa. Mr. Melendez grew up in the Carrollwood…


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