Delaware Courts have returned to Phase Two of the reopening plan as of November 16, 2020. Learn more about the public reopening plan.

For the latest on the Delaware Judiciary response to COVID-19 – and for contact information for each court during this emergency – please visit The Delaware Judiciary Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) page.

Press Releases




News/Announcements Date
Delaware Courts pause jury trials in response to increasing COVID 19 cases 11/16/2020
Justice of the Peace Court launches new Online Dispute Resolution program 11/10/2020
Ashley Tucker named Deputy State Court Administrator for the Administrative Office of the Courts 11/09/2020
Delaware Courts move to a modified Phase 3 of reopening plan; Chief Justice extends judicial emergency to Nov. 4, 2020 10/02/2020
Delaware Courts resume issuing “failure to appear” bench warrants 09/14/2020
Delaware Judiciary unveils plan to resume jury trials in October, extends emergency until Oct. 5, 2020 09/04/2020
Delaware Supreme Court adopts limited practice privilege for 2020 Bar Applicants 08/12/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Cancels In-Person 2020 Bar Exam 07/24/2020
Delaware Judiciary Unveils Changes at Leonard L. Williams Justice Center to Protect Public and Staff During the Pandemic 07/13/2020
Delaware Board of Bar Examiners announce 2020 Bar Exam to be held at Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington September 9 – 11, 2020 07/08/2020
Justice of the Peace Court has Resumed Operations and Reminds the Public that They Must Respond to Notices to Appear 07/08/2020
Delaware Judiciary extends emergency, maintains Phase Two in reopening plan 07/06/2020
Gov. Carney, AG Jennings, DSHA, Delaware Judiciary Announce Joint Effort on Foreclosure & Eviction Prevention 07/01/2020
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of Human Resources Manager Helen J. McKinley 06/29/2020
Delaware Courts to Close for Juneteenth 06/18/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Conducts First Video Admission Ceremony 06/08/2020
Delaware Judiciary unveils public reopening plan 05/29/2020
El Poder Judicial de Delaware revela plan de reapertura 05/29/2020
El Presidente del Tribunal Supremo Collins J. Seitz, Jr. extiende la Emergencia Judicial hasta el 13 de junio de 2020 05/14/2020
Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. extends Judicial Emergency to June 13, 2020 05/14/2020
Supreme Court of Delaware Postpones July 2020 Bar Exam until September 2020 05/11/2020
Judicial Emergency and closure of Delaware Court facilities to the public extended to May 14, 2020 04/14/2020
Se extiende la emergencia judicial; permanecerán cerrados al público los juzgados de Delaware hasta mayo 14, 2020. 04/14/2020
Statement from the Justice of the Peace Court on bail during the COVID-19 emergency 04/06/2020
The impact of the State of Emergency on Family Court custody and visitation orders 04/01/2020