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Experienced attorneys you can trust to handle your family law matter diligently and respectfully.

 

The Yeager Law Firm LLC is proud to offer high quality representation by experienced, compassionate attorneys. We work diligently for all of our clients and use our unique blend of knowledge, responsiveness, and focus to direct your matter toward a favorable resolution. 

Our clients are people dealing with a wide range of civil family law matters. The legal process can often be confusing or even frightening. We understand. Your comfort is important to us - which is why we take the time to build genuine relationships. We respect our clients and seek to develop mutual trust, often in a client's most vulnerable time. The Yeager Law Firm LLC is committed to you and your family. You can expect caring service from a knowledgable and trustworthy attorney. 

Our office is located near the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington.


We are open weekdays from 8:30am - 5:00pm.
We accept all major credit cards.
Call (302) 691-3428 or email today to set up a meeting.

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The Yeager Law Firm LLC
2 Mill Road, Suite 105, Wilmington DE 19806
Tel: (302) 691-3428•  Fax: (302) 691-3431

 
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Julie H. Yeager, Esquire

Delaware Family Law Attorney

This is a firm that truly cares about the clients they serve.
— Shanika Sanchez
Working with Mrs. Yeager was a delight. I would recommend the firm to anyone needing family legal advice/representation.
— Denise Miller
The firm has been very proactive and helpful. Working with Julie Yeager has been a pleasure.
— Cary Rosenthal

Expertise

Julie H. Yeager, Esquire provides skilled and knowledgeable counsel to clients in all types of civil family law cases. She is a tough litigator with thousands of hours of experience inside the courtroom.

Julie is a certified mediator and arbitrator in divorce and child custody cases and is an instructor for family law mediation training seminars offered by the Delaware Family Court. Clients can voluntarily choose mediation versus having a judge decide their case. Julie helps clients address the issues they need to to resolve in order to separate and/or divorce, including support, custody/visitation, and property division, without court involvement.  

Julie has practiced family law for more than a decade and earned several distinctions within her field. Julie was named a Top Lawyer in 2018 and 2019 by Delaware Today. From 2009 to 2018, she represented parents with children in foster care as a State-contracted parent attorney. From 2015-2018, Julie held a position on the Court Improvement Project Steering Committee, which works to ensure that children in foster care are safe, healthy and experience permanency. From 2017 to 2018, Mrs. Yeager spearheaded a Parent Engagement Project.  

Education and Prior Experience

Julie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University, graduating cum laude from the Honors Program in 2002.  She was awarded her Juris Doctor from Temple Law School in 2005 and is admitted to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She was a judicial law clerk in New Castle County and Kent Family Court in 2005 and 2007, respectively. The Yeager Law Firm LLC was established in 2011. 

Professional Associations and Memberships

Julie is an active member of the Delaware law community. She was elected to serve as the Chair of the Family Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association in 2017, Vice Chair in 2016 and Secretary in 2015.  She has been an active Member at Large on the Executive Committee of Melson-Arsht Inn of Court since 2015. Julie has lectured at Continuing Legal Education seminars on various topics, such as Alimony, Adoption, Best Practices in School Choice Custody Cases, and Leading Practices in Dependency/Neglect Proceedings.  She is the leading contributor for the firm's Blog.

From 2014-2019, Julie served as a co-chair on the planning committee for the Combined Campaign Cup, a charitable golf and tennis tournament that raises necessary funds for Delaware's three legal services organizations: Community Legal Aid Society, Inc., Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc., and Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. 


Expertise & Experience

Pattie earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Philosophy, Justice Law and Values Option, from Pennsylvania State University in 2013. She was awarded her Juris Doctor with the Child and Family Advocacy Certificate from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2016. While in law school, Pattie was the Senior Managing Editor of Business for the Journal of Business and Securities Law. Pattie participated in the Michigan State University Chance at Childhood Clinic as a student clinician, senior clinician, and supervisor for the legal self-help center.

After law school, Pattie served as a judicial law clerk in the New Castle County Family Court for two years. Pattie is admitted to practice law in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Pattie is a member of the Family Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and is an associate member of the Melson-Arsht Inn of Court.

Pattie Weir, Esquire

Delaware Family Law Attorney

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Providing High Quality Legal Representation to Delaware Clients

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No matter what type of civil family law issue you are dealing with, we will work closely with you. Respecting your rights, needs, and wishes, we will help determine your best options, whether it is a contested hearing or settling the case outside the courtroom.

We represent clients across the State of Delaware on all types of family law matters, including:

  • Divorce & Separation Agreements

  • Custody & Visitation

  • Gestational Carrier Agreements

  • Property Division & Alimony

  • Paternity & Child Support

  • Protection from Abuse

  • Guardianship & Permanent Guardianship

  • Third Party Visitation

  • Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption

Our Guarantee

At The Yeager Law Firm LLC, we take the time to develop genuine relationships with our clients.  We understand that this may be your first experience with the court system. It is normal to be confused and unsettled. It is our job to help you feel comfortable as well as informed. While no attorney can guarantee specific results in the context of litigation, The Yeager Law Firm LLC can guarantee that you will be kept well-informed throughout the legal process. Your questions will be answered. Your needs will be respected. And you will receive sound legal advice every step of the way.

 MEDIATION

Mediation for Divorcing Spouses and Parents of Minor Children

Meeting the Needs

Mediation is an alternative to litigation. The primary purposes are to:

  • Minimize the negative effects of the separation and divorce upon spouses, parents and children;

  • Reduce the conflict that is frequently a part of separation and divorce;

  • Assist each spouse or parent to negotiate a fair and equitable settlement of property, custody and/or support issues; and

  • Promote post-separation and divorce cooperation.

Julie H. Yeager, Esquire is a family law attorney with over a decade of experience and specially trained as mediator in divorce and custody cases.  With her assistance, spouses and parents can make informed decisions and reach agreements of their own making. The formality of the process helps ensure each party’s interests are protected and the agreement is fair and equitable.

Seizing the Opportunity

Mediation provides the opportunity for spouses and parents to work out the terms of their own separation and divorce in a safe environment with the assistance of a trained third party facilitating the discussion. The mediator does not render a decision but helps the parties consider and develop alternatives to disputes regarding property division, parenting, and support.

Mediation can be initiated at any stage of the process, before or after litigation has commenced.

The Mediation Process

Mediation is non-adversarial. It focuses on reducing conflict and finding resolutions that are fair and equitable for both parties.  The mediator will help both parties to understand all of the issues so that informed decisions are made. The mediator will assist the parties to find creative solutions, geared to the needs of the parties.  Mediation puts the parties in control, rather than the lawyers, judges or court personnel.

The initial appointment lasts one hour and focuses on an explanation of the process and making a commitment to mediation. Further sessions last two hours each and will be scheduled directly with the mediator at the conclusion of each session.

To initiate mediation, call The Yeager Law Firm LLC at (302) 691-3428 and ask to schedule an appointment with a mediator.  Both parties must be present for all mediation sessions, including the initial appointment.

Learn More

To learn a little more about the mediation process, please see our blog post.

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