On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 the Kent County Courthouse, Family Court and Justice of the Peace Court 16 in Dover will be closed to the public and employees due to the Governor’s Inauguration ceremony.

Office of State Court Collections Enforcement


Online Payments


Payment Policy—All online payments must be paid in U.S. dollars by accepted credit cards. The only methods of payment accepted are MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Refund Policy—All transactions submitted on this site are non-refundable. If you have an inquiry about a previously submitted transaction, please use the Contact Us web page or contact the Court or agency to which you made payment directly.

Please choose which Court or financial assessment you would like to pay. The link will open a new window to the proper agency to accept your payments.


*Superior Court Credit Card Payments Only: If the credit card payment you are making is for a defendant to be discharged from probation or released from a corrections facility, there will be a delay of a minimum of 10-14 days or a maximum of up to 30 days in having the payment credited to the defendant's account. The defendant will not be discharged or released until payment is credited.   In order to facilitate a timely release or discharge, a cash payment should be made either with the Office of State Court Collections Enforcement or at the Superior Court Prothonotary Office in the County in which the defendant owes the costs.