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.

Policy on Public Access to Judicial Records


The courts cannot provide a consolidated Delaware criminal history. 11 Del. C. § 8513(d). A request for a certified copy of a Delaware criminal history must be directed to the Delaware State Police State Bureau of Identification.


Supreme Court — Policy on Public Access to Supreme Court Administrative Records

Court of Chancery — Policy on Public Access to Records in the Delaware Court of Chancery

Superior Court — Administrative Directive No. 2000-5: Policy on Public Access to Superior Court Judicial Records (4/3/2000)

Family Court — Records Access in the Family Court

Court of Common Pleas — Administrative Directive No. 2007-2: Policy on Public Access to the Court of Common Pleas Judicial Records (3/12/2007)

Justice of the Peace — Justice of the Peace Court Policy on Public Access to Court Records (10/21/2014), Justice of the Peace Court Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records (10/21/2014)

Administrative Office of the Courts — Administrative Office of the Courts Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records (5/1/2008)