On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 the Kent County Courthouse and Family Court in Dover will be closed to the public and employees due to the Governor’s Inauguration ceremony.

The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Press Releases




News/Announcements Date
Kent County Court Closings due to Governor's Inauguration Ceremony (1/17/2017) 01/10/2017
Justice Valihura to serve as opening keynote speaker for 2017 Directors Forum in San Diego 01/10/2017
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of Judge Alfred Fraczkowski 12/22/2016
The Honorable Theresa A. Sedivec takes the Oath of Office as a Commissioner of the Delaware Family Court 12/19/2016
The Honorable Gretchen C. Gilchrist takes the Oath of Office as a Commissioner of the Delaware Family Court 11/18/2016
Criminal Justice System partners unite at Criminal Justice Forum to improve how the system operates in Delaware 10/26/2016
The Honorable James G. McGiffin, Jr. takes the Oath of Office as a Judge of the Delaware Family Court 10/24/2016
Study on the role of race in the Delaware criminal justice system released 09/23/2016
Delaware Family Court to begin publishing opinions online 09/15/2016
Staff Attorney for the Admininstrative Office of the Courts named Leadership Fellow 09/02/2016
The Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of retired Justice William T. Quillen 08/22/2016
Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware Sits in Special Session for the Investiture of The Honorable Donald R. Bucklin 08/19/2016
The Honorable Louann Vari takes the Oath of Office as a Judge of the Delaware Family Court 07/29/2016
The New Castle County Courthouse renamed the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center 07/26/2016
The Honorable Janell S. Ostroski takes the Oath of Office for Judge of the Delaware Family Court 07/22/2016
The Delaware Judiciary welcomes release of DSBA/ACTL survey of Delaware Bar. Recommendations will guide Court reforms. 06/14/2016
Amendment to Court of Common Pleas Criminal Rule 11 06/10/2016
State Leaders Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Justice of the Peace Court Joining the Delaware Court System 05/18/2016
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of recently retired employee Vivian Anderson 05/16/2016
The Honorable Joseph R. Slights III takes the Oath of Office for Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery 05/13/2016
State Leaders Gather to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Justice of the Peace Joining the Delaware Court System 05/04/2016
Chief Justice Strine participates in Delaware Historical Society panel discussion about race 03/29/2016
The Honorable Abigail M. LeGrow Takes the Oath of office for Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware 03/18/2016
Court payment kiosks now at DMV offices and accepting child support payments 03/17/2016
Justice Valihura participates in Harvard Roundtable on Corporate Governance 03/17/2016