Welcome to the Delaware Court of Common Pleas
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.
Effective September 1, 2015, the Court of Common Pleas
will be increasing the court cost fee for Non Jury and Jury Trials. The new court cost fee for the adjudication of a Non Jury Trial charge will be $52.00 and the new court cost fee for the adjudication of a Jury Trial charge will be $130.00.
Mediation Program An overview of the Mediation Program including general information, pending court cases and community cases