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  Category: Family


Attorney General Names New Director for Department of Justice Family Division

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016

Attorney General Matt Denn announced Friday that Deputy Attorney General Abigail Rodgers Layton has been named the next Director of the Family Division in the Delaware Department of Justice. Layton is currently a prosecutor in the department’s Medicaid Fraud Control unit. A graduate of Gettysburg College and Villanova University School of Law, Layton has worked […]




Attorney General Names Aaron Goldstein as State Solicitor and LaKresha Roberts as Director of Family Division

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Attorney General Matt Denn announced that Deputy Attorney General Aaron Goldstein has been tapped as State Solicitor in charge of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, and Deputy Attorney General LaKresha Roberts will become director of DOJ’s Family Division.




October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Criminal Division | Criminal Justice Council | Department of Justice Press Releases | Domestic Violence Coordinating Council | Family | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del.- The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council would like to remind everyone that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Last year in Delaware, 23,985 domestic violence incidents were reported to law enforcement, and Family Court issued 1,546 orders for Protection From Abuse. Governor Markell will declare October 2014 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the […]




Biden’s office brings hate crime, other more serious charges against three juveniles for assault of a Newark-area man

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014

Prosecutors today filed additional, more serious charges against three juveniles recently charged with the assault of a 26 year-old Newark-area man who suffers from a neurodevelopmental disorder. The three juveniles were initially arrested by New Castle County Police earlier this month after videos appeared on social media websites documenting their alleged assault of the victim.




Biden urges consumers to be wary of vacation-related scams

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Family | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wilmington – As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, Attorney General Beau Biden warned Delawareans to be on the lookout for travel-related frauds and scams. “Vacationers are prime targets for scammers who attempt to swindle victims out of their money or steal their personal information to commit identity theft,” said Biden. “Help protect […]







  Category: Family


Attorney General Names New Director for Department of Justice Family Division

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016

Attorney General Matt Denn announced Friday that Deputy Attorney General Abigail Rodgers Layton has been named the next Director of the Family Division in the Delaware Department of Justice. Layton is currently a prosecutor in the department’s Medicaid Fraud Control unit. A graduate of Gettysburg College and Villanova University School of Law, Layton has worked […]




Attorney General Names Aaron Goldstein as State Solicitor and LaKresha Roberts as Director of Family Division

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Attorney General Matt Denn announced that Deputy Attorney General Aaron Goldstein has been tapped as State Solicitor in charge of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, and Deputy Attorney General LaKresha Roberts will become director of DOJ’s Family Division.




October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Criminal Division | Criminal Justice Council | Department of Justice Press Releases | Domestic Violence Coordinating Council | Family | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del.- The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council would like to remind everyone that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Last year in Delaware, 23,985 domestic violence incidents were reported to law enforcement, and Family Court issued 1,546 orders for Protection From Abuse. Governor Markell will declare October 2014 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the […]




Biden’s office brings hate crime, other more serious charges against three juveniles for assault of a Newark-area man

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | Date Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014

Prosecutors today filed additional, more serious charges against three juveniles recently charged with the assault of a 26 year-old Newark-area man who suffers from a neurodevelopmental disorder. The three juveniles were initially arrested by New Castle County Police earlier this month after videos appeared on social media websites documenting their alleged assault of the victim.




Biden urges consumers to be wary of vacation-related scams

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Family | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wilmington – As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, Attorney General Beau Biden warned Delawareans to be on the lookout for travel-related frauds and scams. “Vacationers are prime targets for scammers who attempt to swindle victims out of their money or steal their personal information to commit identity theft,” said Biden. “Help protect […]