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Special Proedures for Service of Process on Insurance Companies

If you are suing a Delaware insurance company, you MUST include two extra copies of your complaint and a special $25.00 fee made payable to the Insurance Commissioner. You should be sure to indicate on the complaint that service is to be made on the Insurance Commissioner, for example:

Delaware Insurance Commissioner (Service only)

John’s Insurance, Inc.

Special Procedures for Service When Suing the State

If you are suing the State, or any office agency, department, board of commission of state government, or officer of the state government concerning matters relating to his or her official powers or duties, the law requires that process be served upon the Attorney General, the State Solicitor, or the Chief Deputy Attorney General. In this situation, you must file an extra copy of your complaint with the court and indicate to the Court that such service should be made by naming the defendant, for example:

Attorney General/ State Solicitor/Chief Deputy Attorney General

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