Notice of upcoming changes to the E-Filing services for the Court of Common Pleas in Delaware - More information available HERE.
The mission of the Delaware Court of Common Pleas is to provide a neutral forum for the people and institutions of Delaware, in the resolution of everyday problems, disputes, and more complex legal matters in a fair, professional, efficient, and practical manner. Legal Jurisdiction of the Court of Common Pleas is explained in the Jurisdiction section. Information about the most frequently requested information can be found below.
A Welcome Message From Chief Judge of the Court of Common Pleas Alex J. Smalls.
The Court of Common Pleas has a wide jurisdiction that includes Criminal and Civil cases.
There are nine judges of the Court of Common Pleas. Each Judge is nominated by the Governor for a term of 12 years.
Discover why the Court of Common Pleas has an ancient and noble lineage.
Policies and procedures that govern how the Court of Common Pleas operates.
Read the Bail, Civil, and Criminal rules of the Court of Common Pleas.
eFiling of civil cases is available in the Court of Common Pleas and is required in certain cases.
Avoid paying by telephone or visiting the Court for payment of fines and do the whole process online instead.
Access civil case information 24-hours a day by searching a person's name, business name or case type.
An overview of the Mediation Program including general information, pending court cases and community cases.
Information and costs on ordering transcripts of Court proceedings.
Policy on public access to the Court of Common Pleas judicial records.
February 2, 2017
This communication is to inform you of an upcoming change to the Delaware State Court’s E-Filing system. It is important to note that this is advanced notice and does not reflect an immediate change. The Court of Common Pleas will be moving their E-Filing services from the current system (eFlex) to a new E-Filing system called File and Serve Delaware on March 1st, 2017.