Delaware State Courts
   home | feedback 
Delaware State Courts.  The Official Website of the Delaware Judiciary
Delaware State Courts

 Family Court Home

 Citizen Help Home

 Custody Overview

 Custody Instruction  Packetpdf icon

 Custody Forms

 Answer to Custody  Instruction Packet

 Custody Questions  and Answers

 Parent Education  FAQspdf icon

 Registration of  Foreign Custody  Orderspdf icon

 Records Access

 Court Rules


You should use the Custody Instruction Packet if you would like to file for custody of a child. Do NOT use this packet if you are a respondent filing an Answer to the Petition for Custody.

Custody Instruction Packet Adobe Acrobat pdf icon

Custody Forms:
Below are the forms that are described in the Custody Instruction Packet. Fill out and file the forms listed below. Do NOT file the forms that are in the Instruction Packet, The forms in the instruction packet are simply to help you understand how to fill out the real forms below. Read the instructions and sample forms in the Instruction Packet carefully BEFORE completing each of the forms below.

Several of the forms may be filled in online and then printed to be filed. If you do not fill out the forms on the computer, write neatly in blue or black ink.

Petition for Custody Microsoft Word Icon
Custody Separate Statement Microsoft Word Icon
Information Sheet Microsoft Word Icon
Motion for Continuance Microsoft Word Icon