Melanie J. O'Neill Family Law
Trusted Family Law
The issues families face during a separation are difficult for everyone involved, which is why Melanie J. O'Neill's practice is devoted entirely to family law. She is committed to helping her clients find and obtain solutions to minimize uncertainty and heartache. Her goal is to provide practical and supportive advice to achieve realistic and peaceful solutions. Her compassion for her clients along with her diverse background of legal and non-legal experience allows her to be a successful advocate in all areas of family law.
Melanie's clients benefit from her personable, responsive, and cost-effective approach. She will litigate when necessary, but when possible she will facilitate an out-of-court means of settlement. She knows that each person's situation is unique; therefore her approach is practical and tailored to their individual case.
If you are looking for a results-driven, efficient, and trusted family lawyer, then book an appointment with Melanie today.
Call 905-841-2200 to schedule a free initial consultation with her.
Professional Family Law Experience
Melanie was employed at a national level corporate commercial law firm in Toronto prior to realizing that family law is her real area of interest and passion. This experience however is used in her practice today when advocating property division and support issues on behalf of her clients.
As a panel lawyer for the Office of the Children's Lawyer, she also represents children in custody/access and child protection proceedings. She draws on her experience as a Children's Lawyer when representing parents in their custody and access matters. Melanie frequently appears before the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice in York Region, Toronto, Simcoe, and beyond.
Melanie obtained her Honours Degree from Queen's University, where she graduated with distinction and was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal. She obtained her Law Degree at Queen's University and attended Osgoode Hall Law School for her final year of studies.
Melanie understands the value of family and currently lives in the York Region area with her husband and two children.
Melanie is a member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and York Region Law Association.