Delaware Courts have returned to Phase Two of the reopening plan as of November 16, 2020. Learn more about the public reopening plan.

For the latest on the Delaware Judiciary response to COVID-19 – and for contact information for each court during this emergency – please visit The Delaware Judiciary Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) page.

Kent County Contact Information


Kent County Courthouse

Court of Chancery
Kent County

Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Physical Address:
Kent County Courthouse
414 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Mailing Address:
Court of Chancery
38 The Green
Dover, DE 19901


After Hours and Holiday Emergency Filing Notification by Litigants: Litigants with after hours or holiday emergency filings that need immediate Court attention should contact the Court by email: for Civil Actions at Chancery_Civil_Action_Emergency_Filings@delaware.gov and for Guardianships at Chancery_Guardianship_Emergency_Filings@delaware.gov. Someone will be in contact with you.

Telephone Directory


Judicial Chambers

Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III

302-739-4397


Register in Chancery

Main Number

302-735-1930

Office Fax

302-735-2155


Court Reporter's Office

Main number (New Castle County)

302-255-0525


Building Information

Kent County Courthouse Main Number

302-735-1900

Weather Emergency Line

302-735-3292