The Delaware State Courts will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Judgments in the Justice of the Peace Court


A judgment is the final decision of the Court on a matter before it.

Plaintiff's responsibility to notify court

Obtaining a default judgment

Non-suit judgment

How to collect and/or revive a judgment

How to transfer/dispute the transfer of a judgment from another state

Civil post-judgment procedures including vacating a default judgment, vacating a non-suit judgment, filing an appeal, and filing a motion for a new trial.