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.

On Monday, May 31, 2021, most Justice of the Peace Court locations will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Only Justice of the Peace Court 11 (New Castle County), Court 7 (Kent County) and Court 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Special Needs


Persons with disabilities should contact the Court in writing as soon as possible, prior to a trial or hearing, to request reasonable accommodations.


If you need an interpreter, including for hearing impairment, notify the Court in writing, as soon as possible (preferably 14 days) prior to a trial or hearing.