Delaware Family Law & Divorce Attorneys


If you are facing a divorce, you have a lot to consider about your future. It is important to consult with an experienced attorney when divorce is a reality. 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. For a consultation, contact Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, P.C. for a consultation to discuss your legal matter.


Divorce is an important decision. 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. More

Child Custody & Visitation

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. More

Child Support

In the State of Delaware, both parents are legally obligated to support their children until the age of 18. 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. More


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? Alimony is a sharing of income by the party with the greater resources with the party with fewer resources. The party with fewer resources is known as the dependent spouse. Does the dependent spouse have expenses that exceed their income? Are the expenses reasonable? Is their income appropriate? Many questions arise when dealing with an alimony case and having appropriate representation is always recommended. More

Marital Property

Once a divorce is final, the court can retain jurisdiction over marital property. When people are thinking about divorce or filing for divorce, they want to know, “How does Delaware deal with the division of marital property?” Many folks think it has to be 50/50, and that simply isn’t the case. Delaware law is for an equitable division of property. Delaware will split assets and debt as it deems fair and just. Therefore, they will look at a number of factors. More

Protection From Abuse (PFA)

In Delaware, there is a procedure known as a protection from abuse petition (PFA).  One party can file a PFA and name the abuser. The abuser is required to come into Family Court and to either consent to an agreement or to go through a proceeding whereby the accuser proves that abuse has taken place. More