Gretchen S. Knight
Firm:
Morris James LLP
Phone:302.888.6926
Address: 500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801

Membership:
University: University of Delaware, B.A., 1987, Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1990
Admitted: 1990, Delaware; United States District Court, District of Delaware
Biography: Gretchen S. Knight has focused her practice in Family Law for more than twenty years. She represents individuals in a variety of domestic relations proceedings, including the following: • Divorce • Division of Marital Property • Alimony/Spousal Support • Child Custody and Visitation • Child Support • Guardianship of Children • Step-Parent Adoptions In addition, Gretchen assists in the negotiation and drafting of premarital agreements. Professional Affiliations Delaware State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member and Past Chairman & Vice Chairman Delaware State Bar Association, Judicial Appointments Committee Delaware Family Court Rules Committee Delaware Board on Professional Responsibility American Bar Association The Office of the Child Advocate, Delaware, Guardian ad litem on behalf of abused and neglected children News & Events News & Media Mentions Sixteen Morris James Lawyers Recognized in Delaware Today's "Top Lawyers 2015" October 26, 2015 Three Morris James Attorneys Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® August 20, 2015 Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 21 Morris James Attorneys August 18, 2015 Joseph R. Slights, III and Gretchen S. Knight to Speak at Supreme Court Review Seminar on September 25, 2015 July 30, 2015 Morris James Leads Delaware Today "Top Lawyers" Edition with 25 Recognitions October 21, 2014 Four-Day Economic Summit Covered a Variety of Topics, Ranging from Cyber Threats and Social Media to Health Care and State Politics May 16, 2014 Delaware Economic Summit Speakers To Include Partners Gretchen S. Knight, Francis "Pete" J. Jones, Jr. and James H. McMackin III March 13, 2014 Nine Morris James Attorneys Named as 2013 "Top Lawyers" by their Peers and Readers of Delaware Today Magazine October 28, 2013 Delaware Today Magazine 20 Attorneys in 23 Practices Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2014 August 15, 2013 Best Lawyers® 2014 20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013 August 30, 2012 17 Morris James Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers® 2012 in 20 Practice Areas August 31, 2011 Four Morris James Attorneys Selected By Their Peers As "Top Lawyers" in Delaware Today Magazine October 25, 2010 17 Morris James Attorneys Selected by Best Lawyers® 2011 August 4, 2010 Best Lawyers® Names 15 Morris James Attorneys and Ranks the Firm #1 in Delaware for Education Law and Elder Law October 12, 2009 13 Morris James Partners Named in Best Lawyers® 2009 October 23, 2008 Eleven Morris James Partners Nominated in Best Lawyers® 2008 December 4, 2007 Morris James Attorneys Appointed to Board on Professional Responsibility August 1, 2007 Honors Melson-Arsht Inn of Court Delaware Today®, Selected by her peers as one of Delaware's top lawyers Best Lawyers®, 2007-2011, 2014-2016 Best Lawyers®, 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Family Law Office of the Child Advocate, Recognized for Ten Years of Pro Bono Service, 2011 Truman Scholar, 1985