Our President Judge Vaughn Now Justice on Delaware Supreme Court
The judicial officers and all employees of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware extend our best wishes to our distinguished former President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr. as he now embarks on his responsibilities as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware.
Justice Vaughn, as President Judge of the Superior Court, continually demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism, administrative ability and sound legal judgment during his tenure as President Judge. It was a real pleasure for all of us to work with Justice Vaughn. Congratulations Justice Vaughn!
Resident Judge Witham Presenter At Seminar
On October 30th, 2014, Resident Judge William L. Witham Jr. will be a guest speaker at the First Annual Delaware Firearms Seminar, sponsored by the Delaware Association of Second Amendment Lawyers at the Doubletree Hotel. The Judge’s presentation is on “Procedures for Obtaining a License to Carry Concealed Weapon: Standards for Court Hearing and Appeal Rights – Tips for Lawyers.”
Effective September 4, 2014, Superior Court amended the rule by deleting the rule in its entirety and by substituting a new Civil Rule 133 on 'Single-transaction guardianship; settlement of tort claims for disabled person'. View Civil Rule 133 >>
Superior Court Amends/Adopts Miscellaneous Civil Rules
This joint Superior Court/State mediation program exists to help homeowners facing foreclosure. The program provides a way for homeowners to participate in a court mediation with a trained mediator, counselors and their lender. Click for HELP with Delaware Foreclosure >>
Project Rightful Owner's Unclaimed Money
Unclaimed money for excess proceeds that arise when the value of the property sold at Sheriff's Sales exceeds the amount of money needed to pay all recorded liens and mortgages. As of June 2014 the Court has disbursed over $6 mil to the rightful owners. View complete details >>
Litigation Study Ranks Court No. 1
A national survey ranks Delaware’s litigation environment first in the country for fairness. The survey, Lawsuit Climate: Ranking the States shows that Superior Court has again led the other 49 states to be ranked number one as it has done since the first survey in 2002.View study >>