5.0 stars 24 totalReview Melissa Ruvolo
Anonymous review posted on
Melissa helped make a really difficult situation much easier for me. She was attentive, responsive, thorough, and understanding of my unique case and always had me and my children's best interest in mind. She was always helpful and informative, and maintained a professional demeanor with me and my adversary. I would highly recommend Melissa for all your family law issues.
Posted by James
It was a year ago that for the first time Melissa and I talked about my case in her office. I still remember how effective and professional she made me feel I am in good hands for my case. She always responds my question in the sense of urgency and pushes this case moving forward as fast as it could be. She is good at negotiating and getting the best result for her client. I don't know how many family law attorneys can work like she does but I bet you won't find them easily. I would recommend Melissa to anyone I know who need help in family cases.
Anonymous review posted on
I went to see Melissa under recommendation and she exceeded my expectations. After years of struggling to get my ex-spouse to increase child support, she immediately went to work to see if I had a case and gave me the confidence to pursue a settlement revisit. Melissa and her team were professional, efficient with billable hours and extremely knowledgeable about NJ family laws. I received excellent counsel every step of the way and settled in my and my son's favor. My only regret is that I did not schedule an appointment with Melissa sooner.
Posted by Jennifer
Melissa and her staff, were prompt, professional and answered all my questions expediently. It made the divorce proceedings much easier and they made the paperwork and process simple. Highly recommend.
Posted by Liz
I was contemplating mediation and not getting a lawyer, a lawyer friend told me that if she were getting a divorce she would definitely get a lawyer! That gave me pause and someone had recommended Melissa - I had an initial phone conversation with her and am so grateful. She was able to share what the law states that I am entitled to, she was efficient, she was soooo worth it! 4 years later when my ex wasn't paying child support I went to Melissa again. Wow - even better. I recommend her to anyone who I hear is looking for a family law attorney. She is the BEST. No complaints - only relief after her counsel.
Posted by Dennis
Divorce is never easy and more often than not it's messy. Melissa was there every step of the way to help me through this process and difficult time. We were able to communicate with each other and she never pushed an agenda on me even when she thought we could get more or fight for more custody. Melissa has it all. She can be shark if needed or the best mediator depending on what her client is looking for. I can't thank her enough. She really was a shining light in a cloud of darkness.
Posted by Rob
“Divorce” is an ugly word that brings about all manner of negative feelings, which I would not wish on anyone. Anxiety, sorrow, and emptiness are just some of the extremes one will feel when a marriage is ending. Despite living in a state of constant confusion and agony, you must continue to go to work, pay bills, and take care of your family. Simply put, your world becomes a dark place where light at the end of the tunnel is difficult, if not impossible to see.
Having said that, I am recently divorced and can now see that light. After discovering my wife was having an affair, I felt little choice but to begin the divorce process. Despite being a disabled veteran, I can honestly say that the events which prompted my divorce were (and will perhaps remain) the toughest I’ve ever had to endure. My now ex-wife and I had substantial financial commitments (mortgage, pensions, and student loans) that we had amassed over a seven year marriage. Unable to live together, and with little chance of reconciling, my now ex-wife refused to cooperate with my request for a divorce. I felt hopelessly trapped in this web of financial decisions and legal jargon.
But, then I saw light at the end of the tunnel. A good friend recommended Melissa Ruvolo, and I made an appointment for a consultation. Upon our first meeting, Melissa sat with me and listened compassionately as I provided every painful detail of my situation. Without hesitation I decided to retain her services. Before leaving that first day, she told me that I would emerge from this divorce intact, and would find love again. She was right on both assumptions.
During the process, Melissa provided detailed instructions and was available for questions/concerns via email or telephone. When I had a question about the divorce agreement (distribution of finances) I found Melissa to be extremely well versed in matrimonially law and felt confident that she was always looking out for my best interests. I was no longer alone in this process.
When the big day came, Melissa met me at the courthouse prepared to move forward with the case. She even escorted me to the court clerk’s office in order to get my official divorce paperwork after going before the judge.
I strongly recommend retaining the services of Melissa Ruvolo to anyone facing a divorce. She is knowledgeable, compassionate, and efficient. Above all, she makes you feel like you are not alone through an extremely difficult and uncomfortable situation.
Posted by TM
I highly recommend Melissa!!! She's extremely professional, very knowledgeable and very very thorough! I have an extremely hectic work schedule and Melissa was still able to accommodate me. She made time to speak with me over the phone even though her days are as hectic, if not more, than mine. Im very happy that someone referred her to me and will most definitely refer her to anyone In need of an attorney. She is top notch!
Posted by Julie
I wish I would have known Melissa when I was going through my divorce. I used a general practice lawyer who did not even address a parenting time schedule... the entire PSA was so vague that I have spent the last 5 years battling my ex husband over matters not addressed at the time of divorce. Thanks to Melissa and her expertise with family law, I was able to resolve most outstanding matters with a consent order that outlined a specific parenting time schedule amongst other issues. In addition, Melissa succeeded in a relocation motion in which I was granted to move out of state to PA for a new job. I am so thankful that I found Melissa... she has truly changed my life.
Posted by Sharyn
I knew I would be in good hands the moment that I met Melissa and her staff. Melissa was incredibly attentive, knowledgeable and sensitive through my entire process. After my experience, I would highly recommend this office.