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Felice G Kerr

Felice G Kerr

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Marriage & Prenuptials, Mediation

About Me

Felice concentrates her practice on family law including divorce, property division, child support, alimony, custody, prenuptial agreements, settlement agreements, domestic violence and probate litigation.


 


Felice is a trained mediator and handles disputes involving property divisions, alimony, custody, visitation and support. She is also a trained parenting coordinator.


 


Practice Areas:



  • Divorce

  • Legal Custody

  • Mediation

  • Child Support

  • Family Law

  • Alimony


 


Recent Representations:



  • Represented two young children through state custody proceedings commencing with a preliminary protective order all the way through termination of the parental rights and adoption.

  • Negotiated a settlement in a large asset case involving multi-million dollar corporations in the entertainment industry.

  • Overturned a Commissioner’s decision finding that client committed an act of abuse by retaining the children who were voluntarily dropped off to him by the mother when existing order gave him custody.

  • Represented a number of heirs to an estate who were not aware that their relative had died and who inherited a large sum of money.

  • Obtained affirmation of lower court ruling on appeal involving question of whether or not post-divorce payment of realtor’s fees constituted property.

  • Served as Parent Coordinator for a family and resolved several minor issues, including holiday visitation, counseling logistics and snow days without excessive fees or court intervention.

  • Litigated and won case concerning the parameters of Court involvement in parental decisions. The case clarified to what extent a joint custodial parent could interfere in the other parent’s activities with the children.

  • Reopened property division case for a man who was unaware of original order due to his being in jail. Client had originally been given no interest in the house or beach house. The new order required wife to buy him out of these assets.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Family: 50%
    26 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    26 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    26 years
  4. Mediation: 5%
    21 years
  5. Marriage & Prenuptials: 5%
    26 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

MacElree Harvey, Ltd.

5721 KENNETT PIKE
Centreville, DE, 19807

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DEActive199011/15/2012

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top LawyerDelaware Today Magazine2014
Delawares Top AttorneysDelaware Today Magazine2013
Delaware's Top AttorneysDelaware Today Magazine2012
Top AttorneysDelaware Today2010
Delaware Top AttorneysDelaware Today Magazine2008
Delaware's Top LawyersDelaware Today2006
Delaware's Top LawyersDelaware Today2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMacElree Harvey, Ltd.2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Delaware Lawyers Fund for Client Protection, Board of TrusteesPast ChairpersonN/A
Delaware State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Parenting Coordination Council of DelawareFounding MemberN/A
Delaware State Bar Association, Family Law SectionPast ChairpersonN/A
Massachusetts State Bar Association groupMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Morrissey v. MorriseySucceeded in overturning trial court and remanding for further proceedings.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Delaware Lawyer magazineProtecting the Rights of Indigent Parents2013
Macelree Harvey NewsletterFamily Court Litigants Can Resolve Differences Through Alternative Dispute Resolution2009
MacElree HarveyThe Legal Uncertainty Surrounding the Disposition of Frozen Embryos in American Divorce ProceedingsN/A
MacElree HarveyThe Relationship Between Pensions and Social SecurityN/A
MacElree HarveyBe Careful What You Post on the InternetN/A
MacElree HarveyResolving Day-to-Day Custody Disputes Without Going to CourtN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Villanova UniversityLiberal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WorkshopDemystifying Mental Health in the Courts2013
SeminarChild Custody and Visitation2012
Melson Arsht Inns of CourtAttorneys Fees2012
AFCC Annual ConferenceParent Coordination2011
Family Law Update 2009High Conflict Custody Cases2009
Family Law UpdateParent Coordinator Task Force2006