Achille C. Scache - Attorney/Partner
Achille “Ash” Scache focuses his practice on all aspects of Delaware family law, representing clients from all walks of life with a particular focus on premarital agreements, complex custody and property division matters as well as appeals. In Ash’s practice before the Family Court, he prides himself on developing creative solutions to complex family law problems. In his appellate practice, Ash has successfully authored briefs or presented argument in the Delaware Supreme Court on numerous occasions, Division of Family Services v. O’Bryan, 164 A.3d 58 (Del. 2017), Grant v. Grant, 2017 WL 5148258 (Del. 2017) and Silverman v. Silverman, 2019 WL 964060 (Del. 2019), helping to shape Delaware law regarding custody, third party visitation, and the enforcement of premarital agreements. Based on his experience and judgment, fellow family law attorneys regularly seek out Ash’s advice on complex legal issues, discovery disputes, and positioning cases for possible appeal. Ash served on the Family Court’s 2022 quadrennial child support review committee, developing updates to the Delaware Child Support Formula.
Ash has been named a Top Lawyer by Delaware Today each year since 2017 as well as a SuperLawyers Rising Star each year since 2019. Ash is a member of the Executive Committee of the Melson- Arsht Inn of Court and past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. Since 2014, Ash has served on a standing committee of the Delaware Family Court working to improve the way the Family Court of the State of Delaware responds to domestic violence in child custody cases. Prior to entering private practice in 2012, Ash served as law clerk to the Honorable Alan N. Cooper and Joelle P. Hitch of the Family Court of the State of Delaware. Ash received his law degree from Widener University School of Law’s Delaware campus where he was in the top 5% of his class and an editor of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and his undergraduate degree in English from DeSales University where he was an inaugural member of the Ryan Leadership Institute.
Ash resides in North Wilmington with his wife and son. Ash serves as a Director of Delaware Shakespeare, Inc. In his free time, Ash enjoys racing sailboats and playing golf.