Telephone Scam Warning

The Sussex County Sheriff’s office warned the public about a telephone scam where the scammer claims the recipient of the call missed a court appearance and a warrant for their arrest has been issued. Please do not fall for this scam. The Sheriff’s office does not call or email people to collect funds, fees or fines. The Sussex County Sheriff’s Office provided the following tips to anyone who encounters such a scam: Try to obtain the caller’s name, a physical address, and a telephone number, as well as the name of the organization represented; Do not give sensitive or personal […]

New Seaford Attorney Office

The attorneys, Julianne E. Murray, Ronald D. Phillips and Thomas E. Gay of the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay are happy to announce the opening of their 1109B Middleford Road, Seaford, Delaware location.  Our new Seaford location is convenient for scheduled meetings with residents of Western Sussex County. Delawareans living in Laurel, DE, Delmar, DE, and Seaford, DE can more easily reach an attorney in their area for scheduled meetings without taking longer trips to Georgetown. For court hearings and appearances, visiting our Georgetown location may still be necessary. Ensure to leave enough travel time to appear in […]

Plumbing Issues?

We would like to give a big shout out and say thank you to B. Walls & Sons, especially Charlie Steiner and his crew, for fixing our plumbing issues last week.  They came out and fixed our problem quickly and efficiently.  We highly recommend B. Walls & Sons!

Can Trick or Treat lead to Criminal Charges?

Police records have indicated that on October 31, crime rates tend to spike, more so than any other holiday. No matter if you are after Tricks or Treats, no one wants to have their Halloween ruined by an arrest and criminal charges. Our Delaware criminal defense attorneys share some ways that you can avoid getting into trouble this Halloween. HOW CAN YOU PREVENT GETTING CRIMINAL CHARGES ON HALLOWEEN? Don’t Wear a Mask. Halloween is the best time of the year to throw on a costume and fake identity for a night of fun. But that can come to a quick stop if […]

Delaware Police are Conducting Traffic Stops

“Before you hit any of the state’s major roadways on Saturday, buckle up, pay attention and don’t drink.” Delware105.9 new link   According to Delaware105.9 FM Newstalk Radio, there will be extra police presence covering the entire State of Delaware  Saturday, July 18, and July 28, 2018. They will be conducting traffic stops focused on aggressive driving, distracted driving, impaired driving, seatbelt use, pedestrian safety, as well as motorcycle and commercial vehicle safety and enforcement.    A traffic violation conviction in the State of Delaware can alter your everyday life in several ways. Serious traffic offenses such as DUI, Driving Without […]

Thomas E. Gay Joins Law Firm

In September 2017, Thomas E. Gay joined the law firm with Julianne E. Murray and Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. forming the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay. Mr. Gay was a partner with the law firm of Stumpf, Vickers & Sandy, P.A. in Georgetown, Delaware from 1999 to 2017. Mr. Gay has also been a guest speaker at “Fundamentals of Family Law”, “Custody Evaluations for the Private Practitioner”, “Property Division in the Family Court”, “Divorce Law 101-Obtaining the Best Settlement for Your Client in Delaware”, to name a few. Mr. Gay was selected as one of the Top Delaware Family Law/Divorce […]

One Week in August

ONE WEEK IN AUGUST ~ by Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. I recently returned from a trip to California and after having a few days to reflect, I decided to try to describe the impact the trip had on me. The purpose of the trip was to take a friend, adaptive surfer Jay Leisner, to surf Southern California, the mecca of modern surfing. Despite the noble purpose, the feelings the trip ultimately stirred in me were uniquely personal. The trip took me back to a time when life was more innocent and less heavy. A time when I got to surf […]

Real Estate School 104

Real Estate School by Julianne E. Murray, Esquire We are now in our fourth installment, Real Estate School 104, Title Searches. In the first installment, I started with how you get from a ratified sales contract to an attorney’s office. In my second installment, I described three very important documents related to real estate transactions: the deed, the mortgage and the note. The third installment discussed the Settlement Sheet HUD-1. Title Searches For our fourth installment, I am going to discuss title searches. When a piece of property is bought, we know from installment three that the current owner (the […]

Jay Liesener and Team Surfgimp

Spreading the Stoke ~ By Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. Last night, I was lucky enough to be able to attend a party to honor my friend Jay Liesener and to celebrate his upcoming trip to San Diego where we hope to fulfill his dream to surf the waters of Southern California. As I stood there interacting with all the people who came out to be a part of what has become affectionately known as Team Surfgimp, I couldn’t help but reflect on how remarkable this whole thing was. I listened to everyone talking about how they came to know Jay […]

Real Estate School 103

Real Estate School by Julianne E. Murray, Esquire We are now in our third installment, Real Estate School 103,  the Settlement Sheet HUD-1. In the first installment, I started with how you get from a ratified sales contract to an attorney’s office. In my second installment, I described three very important documents related to real estate transactions: the deed, the mortgage and the note. The Real Estate Settlement Sheet HUD-1 In this installment, I thought I would explain the “accounting” of a real estate settlement. It is called the settlement sheet or the HUD-1. This form lists all of the accounting details […]

Julianne Murray argues in front of the Supreme Court

Death Penalty Repeal Legislation Introduced Again

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