The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 for Memorial Day. Justice of the Peace Court 11 (New Castle County) and Court 7 (Kent County) will remain open 24 hours and Justice of the Peace Court 3 (Sussex County) will be open from 6AM-Midnight (no new cases after 11PM).

Leonard L. Williams Justice Center

(formerly New Castle County Courthouse)
Photo of the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center


The Leonard L. Williams Justice Center is located on a 5.3-acre site in the City of Wilmington, bordered by 4th, 6th, Walnut and King Streets.

Occupants of the building include the Court of Chancery, Superior Court, Family Court, Court of Common Pleas, Register in Chancery, Prothonotary, Administrative Office of the Courts, Law Library, Filing and Payment Center, Jury, and Capitol Police. The Attorney General, Public Defender and Sheriff also have satellite offices in the Courthouse.


Courthouse Address

Leonard L. Williams Justice Center

500 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302.255.0000

Courthouse Reminders


Portable Electronic Devices Pilot Program Policy

Cellular telephones and other personal electronic devices are allowed in court facilities, with restrictions, under a court pilot program.


Closure Information

For information on Courthouse closures, please call the Weather Emergency Line at 302-255-0555. View the holiday schedule.