Melanie DeMarco, Esq. (Licensed in Maryland and D.C.)

Melanie@Clecknerllc.com

Tel (301) 685-3500

Fax (877) 378-7351

Practice

Ms. DeMarco has handled Family law, divorce, custody, child support and related cases since 2006 when she was admitted to the Maryland bar. As outside counsel (Of Counsel), she handles all of Cleckner LLC's domestic practice. She has also handled select criminal and serious traffic cases. Ms DeMarco is admitted to the bars of both Maryland and D.C. She received her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 2006 and her undergraduate from SUNY Stonybrook in 2002.

DIVORCE

Ms. DeMarco has handled hundreds of divorce cases in Prince George's, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, Howard and Baltimore counties. She will always work hard to get what is fair, whether through settlement or litigation. She has plenty of experience in both.

CHILD CUSTODY

Whether it's as result of a divorce or non-marriage situation, Ms. DeMarco has experience helping clients fight for custody, visitation, and other rights to care for their children.

CHILD SUPPORT

Ms. DeMarco has tons of experience with handling child support negotiations and hearings, and can help you make sure you pay the right amount.

PEACE AND PROTECTIVE ORDERS

A peace or protective order can have significant impact on your life, freedom of movement, and employment, not to mention have a great effect on a pending criminal case. Ms. DeMarco has successfully defended (and prosecuted) many peace and protective orders.

DIVORCE (DC)

Maryland has expungement options for many different types of cases Whether it was a probation before judgment, dismissal, stet or not guilty, or one of several other options, Mr. Cleckner has the experience to get your eligible case expunged. And if you aren't eligible for an expungement now, he can help reopen your case with post-conviction tools to try and make you eligible for expungement.

CHILD CUSTODY (DC)

Ms. DeMarco has been practicing in DC since 2014 and is eager to help more clients with cases in the District.

CHILD SUPPORT (DC)

Ms. DeMarco has been practicing in DC since 2014 and is eager to help more clients with cases in the District.

CIVIL PROTECTION ORDERS (DC)

Ms. DeMarco has been practicing in DC since 2014 and is eager to help more clients with cases in the District.

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

Just look at the national divorce rates (which some experts put as high as 40-50%). If you have significant assets entering your marriage, or even smaller assets that you don't want to lose, it makes sense to consider a prenup.