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Curtis P Bounds

Family Attorney at Wilmington, DE

5.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State DE
    Acquired 1990
    Status
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About Curtis

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Curtis P. Bounds is a director at Bayard where he is head of the Family Law practice. Curtis focuses on family law matters and practices in the Delaware Family Court in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties.

Curtis P. Bounds is a director at Bayard where he is head of the Family Law practice. Curtis focuses on family law matters and practices in the Delaware Family Court in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties.

As the head of the Family Law Group at Bayard, my work coordinates many aspects of our legal and professional service to Bayard's family law clients.  Our group seeks to provide to our clients the best possible legal service, and to do it in a way that vigorously represents their interests, balanced with a goal of solving their problems, not creating new ones.

In 2021, Curtis was selected again by his peers as a top family law attorney in Delaware Today magazine’s Top Lawyers list. He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© list for Family Law since 2009. Curtis was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 and 2017 Wilmington, Delaware Family Law “Lawyer of the Year.” In 2021 and 2022, he was also recognized by Delaware Super Lawyers® in family law.

 

Location

Bayard PA
600 N. King Street
Suite 400
Wilmington, DE, 19801

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Posted by anonymous | August 20, 2021
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Thank you
I received a call back and Attorney Bounds’ legal assistant was very kind and approachable. I feel like when you receive such great service, that the office environment is always welcoming with caring people who work there. Thank you Attorney.
Posted by Dahlicia Holmes | October 19, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Dahlicia
Curtis Bounds handled my child custody case so that I can maintain custody of my grandson bc I knew his mom was still not fit. Mr. Bounds is extremely calm, professional and extremely knowledgeable in family law. He has a dynamite team and they all are Grade A+. It was just amazing to see his strategy plan on how he really fights for you. I recommend Mr. Bounds wholeheartedly and will def call on him if I ever need him again. Thank you Mr. Bounds for all your hard work you put into winning a successful case for me.
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Posted by Susan | February 25, 2012
Curtis Bounds Highly Recommended as Family Law Attorney
Divorce can be a highly emotionally charged situation in which anger and spite take over logical thinking. It also can be a financial nightmare as one tries to figure out whose is whose. Curtis Bounds is a rock of stability and logic with a sense of humor when appropriate. He is honorable and a man of integrity. He is respectful to others. While his focus is to find the best solution for his client, and to put his client first as the advocate he is, he takes great pains to understand the other side, as well. He does not get carried away by the emotion. He believes in finding the amicable agreement, which in the end saves his client time and money. It is not unusual for him to point out to the client the cost of an action the client might want to take. When his client needs protection, however, he also is there and knows what to do. I have great respect for Mr. Bounds. He is an outstanding member of Delaware’s legal community and I recommend him.
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Posted by Erten | February 20, 2011
Extremely challenging and complicated child custody case
Mr. Bounds handled my divorce and child custody case. The child custody case was extremely complex and in fact lasted 7 years. It even involved certain state agencies. At the end the whole affair was resolved in my favor due entirely to Mr. Bounds. What is remarkable is his in-depth knowledge of the legal system, and also his ability and patience to explain it to his client (my self), who was totally ignorant of that system. Because of that, we gradually started to work as a team, which contributed greatly to the success of the case. I owe great deal of gratitude to Mr. Bounds as I see my daughter growing up showing unmistakable qualities of a future solid member of the society. I consider Mr. Bounds a friend and would recommend him any day without reservation.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 600-650 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Management Analyst
  • U.S. Department Of Education
  • 1985 - 1987

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Dallas
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Roberts v. Roberts, 19 A.3d 277 (Del. 2011)
  • Decision below affirmed

Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 2019 - Present
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, Past Family Law Section Chair
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Melson-Arsht American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer in Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2019
  • Top Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2018
  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyer in Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • Top Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2017
  • Lawyer of the Year -- Family Law -- Wilmington, Delaware
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer in Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Top Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2016
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Top Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2015
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Top Family Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2013
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Top Family Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2010
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Family Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Top Divorce Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • 2008
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2019
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2018
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Case Law Review
  • 2017
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Case Law Review
  • 2016
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2015
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2014
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2013
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2012
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2011
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2010
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2009
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2008
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2007
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2006
  • Annual Family Law Update
  • Annual Family Law Case Review
  • 2005
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