Curtis P. Bounds - Bayard, P.A.

Curtis P. Bounds

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 302-429-4221

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 concentrates his experience in complex divorce and child custody cases. He also assists clients with pre and post-nuptial agreements, support matters, visitation, and adoption. Curtis is a volunteer for the Office of the Child Advocate, representing children who are abused, neglected or dependent, and he is trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution as a mediator.

Curtis is a member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, and he is a past Chair of the Delaware Bar Association Family Law Section. He currently serves as a Commissioner to the Delaware Family Law Commission and was recently appointed to the Delaware Access to Justice Commission. He also serves as the Chair of the Delaware Humanities Council, the governing board of the Delaware Humanities Forum. Curtis is a member of the University & Whist Club.

Curtis has lectured and written on family law matters for continuing legal education seminars, adult education classes, public interest groups, and legal publications. Curtis contributes to the Delaware State Bar Association Family Law Section’s annual review of Family Law, and also served as the reporter on Delaware cases in Family Law Quarterly, a publication of the American Bar Association Family Law Section.

In 2015, 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 most recently named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Wilmington, Delaware Family Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration
  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Alimony
  • Spousal & Child Support
  • Separation Agreements
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Property Division
University of DallasBA 1983University of VirginiaJ.D. 1990

Office Location

222 Delaware Avenue, Suite 900
P.O. Box 25130
Wilmington, DE 19899
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Wilmington-DE Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Wilmington-DE Metro Area
Curtis P. Bounds has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Curtis P. Bounds has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Male