The Delaware Courts will be closed Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in honor of Juneteenth. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

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342 Policy Directives

File Number Title Category Revision
PD238(REV) PENALTIES & COSTS FOR RED-LIGHT CAMERA CIVIL VIOLATIONS CONTESTED IN JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURT Policy 02/15/2024
PD266(REV) ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES (AWS) Policy 02/01/2024
PD178(1ST) TITLE TO ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY Policy 01/03/2024
PD273 DETAINEES IN JP COURT LOCATIONS Policy 12/05/2023
PD272 BAIL REVOCATION FOR PERSONS CHARGED WITH A VIOLENT FELONY WHILE RELEASED ON BAIL FOR A VIOLENT FELONY Policy 11/30/2023
PD243(REV) USE OF SICK LEAVE AND ANNUAL LEAVE Policy 08/16/2023
PD243 USE OF SICK LEAVE AND ANNUAL LEAVE Policy 08/16/2023
PD247(1st) Fugitive Warrant Procedures Policy 06/19/2023
PD271 SERVICE OF PROTECTION FROM ABUSE ORDERS UPON RESPONDENTS WHO APPEAR AT A COURT LOCATION FOR CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS Policy 06/05/2023
PD270(REV) GUIDELINES FOR POST-PANDEMIC OPERATIONS Policy 05/11/2023
PD270 GUIDELINES FOR POST-PANDEMIC OPERATIONS Policy 01/17/2023
PD269 TRAVEL POLICY Policy 07/06/2022
PD268 PENALTIES & COSTS FOR SCHOOL BUS SAFETY CAMERA VIOLATION APPEALED IN JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURT Policy 04/25/2022
PD267 OLEORESIN CAPSICUM SPRAY (O.C. SPRAY) Policy 04/21/2022
PD242 (5TH) BAIL REFORM: SUPREME COURT SPECIAL RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR PRETRIAL RELEASE RULES 5.2, 5.2B, 5.3, AND 5.4 Policy 03/15/2022
PD242 (4th) BAIL REFORM: SENATE BILL NO 7; MODIFIED DELPAT AND WORKSHEETS FOR THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS Policy 07/22/2021
PD266 ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES (AWS) Policy 06/28/2021
PD265 FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR DUI FIRST OFFENDER PROGRAM NON-COMPLIANCE HEARING Policy 03/25/2021
PD263 REV USE OF FORCE/RESPONSE TO RESISTANCE Policy 10/30/2020
PD229 (2nd) PROCESS FOR ENTERING A GUILTY PLEA WITHOUT THE APPEARANCE OF THE DEFENDANT Policy 05/12/2020
PD264 JOB MODIFICATIONS FOR UNIFORMED SERVICES PERSONNEL Policy 10/02/2019
A_ORD_2019_2 Administrative Order 2019-2 Order 09/16/2019
PD232 (1st) E-FILING Policy 07/08/2019
A_ORD_2019_1 Administrative Order 2019-1 Order 07/08/2019
PD251 REV PAID ADVERTISING SHOWN ON VIDEO MONITORS IN COURT LOBBIES Policy 06/05/2019