92 Atlantic Avenue, Unit B
P.O. Box 1398
Ocean View, DE 19970


4 N. Bedford Street
P.O. Box 10
Georgetown, DE 19947


Steen, Waehler & Schrider-Fox, LLC (SWSF), was established in 2008 by founding members Tempe B. Steen,
James F. Waehler, and Mary R. Schrider-Fox. The three attorneys worked together for many years in Sussex County, Delaware, before taking their 70 years of collective experience and creating SWSF located in Ocean View. Ms. Steen retired in 2010, at which time she became an Emeritus Member of the Delaware Bar. The firm was then fortunate to have Rebecca L. Trifillis, an experienced associate attorney with a primary focus in domestic relations and family law, join the SWSF team in June, 2010. As a legal team, the SWSF attorneys and their staff are dedicated to serving their clients with intelligence and respect. SWSF attorneys have achieved success for their clients both inside and outside of the courtroom with practice areas focusing on:
Domestic Relations/Family Law:
divorce, civil union dissolution, prenuptial
agreements, property division, alimony, custody,
child support, protection from abuse hearing

Estate Planning:
including Wills, Trusts, Advance Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney

Estate Administratoin
1031 Exchanges
Real Estate Settlements
Homeowners & Condominium Associations
Foreclosures & Debt Collection

General Civil Litigation (including construction, contract & land use disputes)
Municipal Law
Landlord/Tenant Disputes
Business Formation
Commercial Transactions
Banking Law
Representation before Administrative Boards
Representation before County and Town Councils, Planning & Zoning Commissions and Boards of Adjustment