Tsakataras Law

Tsakataras Law in WilmingtonAt The Law Office of George R. Tsakataras, P.A., we represent clients in all types of family law cases. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce & Separation Agreements
  • Property Division & Alimony
  • Protection from Abuse
  • Defense of criminal charges related to alleged domestic violence
  • Defense of petitions for substantiation of child abuse or neglect
  • Guardianship Matters
  • Third Party Visitation
  • Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption

Additionally, we represent clients in all types of criminal law matters. These include, but are not limited to, defense of:

  • DUI and traffic matters
  • Domestic violence charges – including, but not limited to, assaults, offensive touching, harassment, terroristic threatening
  • All other violent and non-violent criminal matters

We also represent clients in all types of business law matters. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Commercial litigation and general business disputes
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Corporate formation and annual meetings

At The Law Office of George R. Tsakataras, we realize that there can be great stress and concern associated with family law and criminal law matters. We strive to personalize our service, acting in the role of counselor as we guide you through what may be one of the most difficult periods of your life with plain spoken advice born of knowledge and experience. We promise to handle your matter with courtesy, compassion and empathy combined with legal experience and acumen.

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PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY:   Prior to re-entering private practice in January, 2013, with Blakely Gregory & Pappoulis, George served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Family Division of the Delaware Department of Justice. During his time as a Deputy, George prosecuted over ninety (90) criminal trials to verdict in the Delaware Family Court, Delaware Court of Common Pleas and Delaware Superior Court.

Following his time in the Domestic Violence Unit, he practiced exclusively in Delaware’s Family Court as part of the Family Division’s Child Protection Unit where he represented the State of Delaware’s Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families in hundreds of custody matters involving children who were found to be dependent, neglected or abused. Such matters included termination of parental rights trials, adoption proceedings and substantiation hearings involving the placement of individuals on Delaware’s Child Protection Registry. In Fall of 2012, George was awarded one of the New Castle County Family Court Indigent Parent Attorney Contracts leading to his departure from DOJ.

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Prior to his time at DOJ, George served as an Associate at Cooch & Taylor, P.A. in Wilmington, Delaware, as well as at Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, LLP, in Philadelphia practicing in the areas of business law and corporate bankruptcy. George also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable S. Gerald Corso in the Court of Common Pleas in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

In 2010, George initiated and still heads the DSBA Emmanuel Dining Room Service Project whereby a different law firm or law related organization sponsors and serves on the ninth of every month at the Emmanuel Dining Room’s Third and Walnut Streets location. To date, the various DSBA sponsored volunteers have provided and served over 12,000 hot meals to the less fortunate through the EDR Service Project. George received the 2013 DSBA Community Service Award in recognition of his service to the Wilmington community through the project.

EDUCATION:   George earned his law degree from the Villanova School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware; George also graduated from Salesianum High School in Wilmington, Delaware.

BAR MEMBERSHIPS:  Delaware and Pennsylvania.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:   George is a Past Chairperson and Longtime Member of the Family Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and a Member at Large on the Executive Committee of Family Court Melson-Arsht Inn of Court.

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