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Melissa Graham-Hurd & Associates, LLC - Green, OH

4030 Massillon Road Suite B Green, OH 44685

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Updated: 03/23/2020

Green Family Law/Domestic Relations Law Firm

Overview

The law office of Melissa Graham-Hurd & Associates, LLC represents clients in Akron, Ohio, and surrounding areas, handling domestic relations matters involving property division, allocation of parental rights (child custody and visitation), restraining orders, child support and enforcement, premarital agreements, pension and retirement division, and modifications of court orders. Whether clients are filing for divorce, dissolution, or legal separation, Melissa Graham-Hurd has the experience and ...

About Melissa Graham-Hurd & Associates, LLC

Practice Areas

  • Family Law/Domestic Relations 50%
  • Juvenile Law 25%
  • Criminal Defense 25%

Litigation

  • 85%

Languages

  • English

Classes and Seminars

  • Ohio Spousal Support Law, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006
  • New Ohio Family Law Legislation, Akron Bar Association, 2005
  • Ohio Spousal Support Proposals, Ohio Association of Magistrates, 2005
  • Ohio Family Law Legislation, Akron Bar Association, 2004
  • Post-Decree Children's Issues, Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee - Annual Conventions, 2003
  • Tax and Divorce - A Practical Approach, Ohio CLE Institute, 2003
  • Ethics and Malpractice, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 2002
  • New Lawyers' Seminar, Domestic Relations, Akron Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, 2002
  • Coordination/Organization of Seminar, Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee - Annual Conventions, 2001 - 2002
  • Parenting Case Law Update, Akron Bar Association, Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 2000
  • Shared Parenting Case Law Update, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1999
  • Tax Aspects of Divorce in Ohio, Miscellaneous Tax Provisions and Ethics, National Business Institute, 1999
  • Coordination/Organization of Seminar, Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee - Annual Conventions, 1998
  • Family Law in Ohio, Analysis of Financial Information, Preparation and Trial of a Divorce Case, National Business Institute, 1996
  • Parenting Issues in Domestic Relations Cases in Ohio, Modification Proceedings, Evidentiary Problems in Initial Allocations and Modifications, National Business Institute, 1996
  • Tax Aspects of Divorce in Ohio, Miscellaneous Tax Provisions and Ethics, National Business Institute, 1995
  • Rules Update, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1995
  • Case Law Update, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1994
  • The New Child Support Statute, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1993
  • Tax Aspects of Divorce in Ohio, Miscellaneous Tax Provisions and Ethics, National Business Institute, 1993
  • Bridge the Gap Seminar, Domestic Relations Section, Ohio CLE Institute, 1993
  • New Lawyers' Seminar, Domestic Relations Sections, Akron Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, 1990 - 1993
  • Tax Aspects of Divorce in Ohio, Tax Treatment of Property Transfers Incident to a Divorce, Miscellaneous Tax Provisions, National Business Institute, 1992
  • Creative Approaches when Seeking Visitation and New Developments in Child Custody Cases Involving the Use or Misuse of MMPIs, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers - Annual Family Law Seminar, 1991
  • The Need to Value Marital Property, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1991
  • Ethical, Procedural and Evidentiary Considerations in Sexual Abuse Cases, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers - Annual Family Law Seminar, 1990
  • Deviation from Child Support Guidelines, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1989
  • Complication of Handbook of Forms for Portage, Stark and Medina, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section - Annual Seminar, 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community Legal Aid Services - Volunteer Legal Services Program, 1985 - Present
  • Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Portage County, Ohio, Advocate/Volunteer Training, 1985 - 1987
  • Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Portage County, Ohio, Police Protocol Task Force, 1993 - 1994
  • Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Portage County, Ohio, Telephone Pro Bono Volunteer, 1995 - Present
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, General Division, Arbitration Panel, 1989 - 1997
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, General Division, Settlement Week Panel, 1990 - 1994
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Rules Committee, 1991
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Rules Committee, 1993
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Rules Committee, 1995
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Rules Committee, 1999
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Rules Committee, 2001
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Guardian ad Litem Program, 1991 - 2005
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Arbitration Project, 1991
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Standard Visitation Order Revisions, 1991
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Standard Visitation Order Revisions, 1997
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Arbitration Project, 2002
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Friends of the Court, 1994 - 2002
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, VLSP pro se Dissolution Revisions, 1993 - 1994
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Forms Revisions, 1995
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Community Collaboration on Post-Decree Education Program, 1996
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Community Collaboration on Post-Decree Education Program, 2000 - 2002
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division, Task Force Regarding Court Facility and Staff, 1993 - 1994
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court , Juvenile Division, Rules Committee, 1997 - 1998
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court , Juvenile Division, Guardian ad Litem, 1997 - Present
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Forms Revisions, 1999
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Strategic Long Range Planning, 1998 - 1999
  • Summit County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division, Community Collaboration on Post-Decree Education Program, 2002
  • Ohio Supreme Court Advisory Committee - Children, Families and the Court, 2004 - Present

People

Attorneys

Staff

  • Melissa Finch, Paralegal and Office Assistant

Office Information

Address

4030 Massillon Road Suite B Green, OH 44685

Fax

  • 330-643-0732

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday through Friday

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Lawyers at Melissa Graham-Hurd & Associates, LLC nominated to a Super Lawyers® list

Honors

  • Superlawyer, 2011 - 2017

Published

Articles

  • Government Retirement Benefits, Sowald Morganstern Domestic Relations Law, Baldwin's Ohio Practice Series, West Group Publishers, Updated Annually, 1997
  • "Attorney Fees", Domestic Relations Journal of Ohio, West Publishing Co., July/August, 2003
  • "Law in the 50 States", (Reporter), American Bar Association Family Law Quarterly
  • Government Retirement Benefits, Sowald Morganstern Domestic Relations Law, Baldwin's Ohio Practice Series, West Group Publishers, Updated Annually, 1997
  • "Attorney Fees", Domestic Relations Journal of Ohio, West Publishing Co., July/August, 2003
  • "Law in the 50 States", (Reporter), American Bar Association Family Law Quarterly

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4030 Massillon Road Suite B Green, OH 44685

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