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).

Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet



You should use Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet if you would like to file an answer in response to a Petition for Divorce/Annulment filed by your spouse. Do not use this packet if you are filing an initial Petition for Divorce/Annulment.

Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet

Answer Forms

Below are links to the forms that are described in the Answer Packet. Fill out and file the forms listed below. Do NOT file the forms in the Instruction Packet. The forms in the Instruction Packet are simply to help you understand how to fill out the real forms below. Read the instructions and sample forms in the Instruction Packet carefully BEFORE completing each form below.

Several of the following forms may be filled in online and then printed to be filed. If you do not fill out the forms on the computer, write neatly in blue or black ink.