Delaware and divorce and lawyers

It is important to consult with an experienced attorney when divorce is a reality.

What You Need to Know about Divorce in Delaware

Our firm understands the impact a divorce has on the family. Though this can be an overwhelming ordeal, our firm is ready to ease you through the process and work to ensure that your rights are protected. Our firm handled all family law matters, including alimony, child custody and visitation, child support, and distribution of marital property. If you are going through tough times, our compassionate attorneys are here to help. Divorce is an important decision.

Divorce Lawyer Delaware | Child Custody & Adoption

If a couple has irreconcilable differences, there may be no other option for them. Divorce can be an emotional process that extends beyond just ending a marriage. A divorce is a complicated series of steps and speaking with an attorney is always recommended. Divorce is an emotional process that might not be limited to just the legal end to a marriage.

Sometimes a child or children are involved in the proceedings. Sometimes heated, child custody and visitation must be addressed during the divorce procedure. In the State of Delaware, both parents are legally obligated to support their children until the age of In some circumstances, the obligation extends to the age of 19 if a child is still in high school. In those cases, the obligation ends when the child turns 19 or graduates.

Delaware follows a child support model called the Melson Model, a complicated model that is a variation of the Income Shares Model used by many other states. Clients who are divorcing are usually concerned whether there is a potential for alimony. Will they receive or will they be forced to pay alimony?

Helping You Through A Difficult Process

Contact one of our Delaware offices in Georgetown, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach or Bethany Beach to schedule an initial consultation with our family law attorney. We will examine your dispute and explain what we can do to help you.

You can reach us by phone at or toll free at , or via email for an appointment. Meet our lead divorce attorney, A. Dean Betts, Jr. Please enter a valid email address. Please enter a valid phone number.

Divorce Considerations

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