Melissa K. Hancock has been certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in Marital and Family Law. As such, she has experience and expertise in all areas of family law.



Melissa K. Hancock can provide you with peace of mind by assisting you with your estate plan including preparing for what happens after you pass away as well as what happens during your life in the event of incapacity.


Melissa K. Hancock is prepared to assist you with the difficult and stressful task of administering the estate of your loved one.



Melissa K. Hancock, Esq., B.C.S.

Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law


Evaluated for Professionalism and Tested for Expertise




About Melissa

You can count on Melissa K. Hancock to provide you with an honest assessment of your case and what you can expect.  Ms. Hancock believes it is vitally important to provide her clients with practical advice based on her experience and expertise so her clients can make informed decisions and have reasonable expectations about their cases.  Ms. Hancock’s approach with her clients is professional, kind and honest.  She maintains that approach with opposing counsel while providing zealous representation in negotiations and when court is necessary.

Call For A Consultation

If you reside in Ocala, Marion County, Florida and need assistance with Family Law, Estate Planning or Probate, contact the Law Office of Melissa K. Hancock, P.A. for experienced and competent representation.  Ms. Hancock also represents clients in the surrounding counties of Citrus, Hernando, Sumter, and Lake.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Ms. Hancock provides peace of mind to her estate planning clients by assessing their needs, preparing the proper estate planning documents or reviewing those prepared in another state, and taking the time to explain the contents of the documents to ensure her clients understand their estate plans and how to effectuate them.  Estate planning documents may include:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Designations of Health Care Surrogate
  • Living Wills
  • HIPAA Authorizations
  • Designations of Agent to Control Disposition of Remains


Family Law

Ms. Hancock is one of only two board certified specialists in Marital and Family Law in Ocala, Florida.  She provides expertise and has experience in all areas of family law including:

  • Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage)
  • Child Custody/Timesharing/Relocations
  • Child Support
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Equitable Distribution/Property Division
  • Modifications/Post-Dissolution issues
  • Enforcement and Contempt
  • Injunctions/Restraining Orders
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Adoptions


It can be a difficult and confusing time when a loved one passes away.  Those responsible for administering the loved one’s estate have the added stress of going through the probate process, which can feel overwhelming.  When a probate is necessary, Ms. Hancock prepares all of the appropriate estate documents and walks her clients through the process from the opening to the closing of the estate providing specific instruction and guidance each step of the way.


Providing Honest and Caring Representation with your Family Law, Estate Planning and Probate Issues


Get in Touch

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Please understand no attorney/client relationship is formed and no action will be taken on your behalf unless and until you formally retain Ms. Hancock after your initial consultation.