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).

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Recent Rule Changes

Family Court civil and criminal rules can be found in the Rules section along with a complete listing of all rule changes.

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Pursuant to Senate Bill 75:

All state courts shall assess as part of court costs a supplemental court security assessment on each initial civil filing and on each criminal, traffic or delinquency charge for which there is a conviction or finding of delinquency or responsibility, or voluntary assessment paid.

An assessment of $10 will be added to each criminal, traffic and delinquency charge beginning February 15, 2008.

An assessment of $10 will be added to each initial civil filing beginning February 29, 2008.