Melinda Hanson Weerts

Top rated Family Law attorney in Fargo, North Dakota

Melinda Weerts Law PLLC
Melinda Hanson Weerts
Melinda Weerts Law PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in North Dakota since: 1996

Education: Cornell University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

Melinda Weerts Law PLLC

2534 South University Dr. Suite 2
Fargo, ND 58103 Visit website


As founder of Melinda Weerts Law PLLC, Melinda Hanson Weerts is committed to representing clients in Fargo, North Dakota, and throughout Cass, Grand Forks, Traill, Richland, Sargent and Ransom counties. She also accepts clients in Becker, Clay, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Mahnomen and Polk counties, Minnesota. Ms. Weerts focuses her practice on handling family law cases that involve custody issues, divorce and complex divorce.

Graduating summa cum laude from the University of North Dakota, Ms. Weerts earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and psychology. She then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1996.

Going through legal matters is difficult, especially when family issues are involved. Drawing upon her own experience as both a single and married mother, Ms. Weerts understands the situations her clients are experiencing. Over the course of her career, Ms. Weerts has built a reputation for her compassionate service. She treats each client with respect, regardless of his or her situation, because she knows how challenging a divorce or custody dispute can be.

Taking the time to listen to her client's goals, Ms. Weerts strives to provide sound advice regarding the legal options that are available in each unique situation. Whenever possible, she encourages both sides to work together to find the best solution for the entire family. However, when settling the case outside the courtroom is not possible, she will advocate for her clients, providing strong evidence and case law to support their position.

Ms. Weerts is admitted to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota.

Practice areas

Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Living Wills, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Power of Attorney, Prenuptial Agreements, Wills

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1996

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Educational Background:
  • University of North Dakota, B.A., Honors: summa cum laude, Majors: Political Science and Psychology
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Dakota, 1996
  • Minnesota, 1996

Office location for Melinda Hanson Weerts

2534 South University Dr. Suite 2
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701-271-9393


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

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