You owe it to yourself and those that love you to secure a strong defense against any type of criminal charges. Do not leave your future to chance. Begin taking action to protect yourself now.


Divorce and other family law matters reshape your future. Having the right attorney by your side as you face those issues can help you take control so that you can lay the foundation for a better future.

Strong, Effective Representation

When you are facing criminal charges or family law matters such as divorce, it is essential that you do everything you can to protect your rights and your best interests. With our decades of trial experience we can help you secure the best possible outcome to the challenges you are facing.

Decades Of Trial Experience

At J. Melanie Slaughter, P.A., we provide our clients with highly effective trial representation. Attorney Melanie Slaughter is a former Assistant State Attorney who has been a Board-Certified Trial Attorney since 1998. She understands what it takes to be able to build the strongest cases for her clients whether they are facing criminal charges or divorce. Her trial skills can help you overcome these challenges.

Committed To Your Best Interests

We understand the difficulties people are enduring when they are charged with a crime or have to deal with a divorce. These are stressful situations where your future is hanging in the balance. One mistake could redefine your future in terrible ways. No one should have to face a situation like that without the guidance and advocacy of a skilled attorney who has helped people through the same kind of difficulties before. Our decades of experience have taught us not just how to offer effective legal representation, but also how to be there for our clients in a way that is supportive beyond winning for them in a courtroom. Let us help you find the right way forward.

Serving Ocala

And Throughout Central Florida

When criminal charges or divorce or some other family law issues are threatening your future, turn to J. Melanie Slaughter, P.A. To schedule an initial consultation, call 352-789-6363 or contact us online.