Delaware Courts have ended the judicial emergency as of July 13, 2021.

Landlords and tenants: The Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DEHAP) web portal is closed until August 11, 2021. If you applied for COVID-19-related financial assistance, or plan to apply, please visit DEHAP Rental Assistance for the latest information.

Brochures, Videos and Interactive Forms


The following videos, brochures and interactive forms are available from the Justice of the Peace Court to help you in filing or defending your case. Please feel free to ask the clerk for any of the following free materials.


Brochures


How to File and Defend a Civil Action in the Justice of the Peace Court

Sample Complaints

How to File and Defend a Summary Possession Action in the Justice of the Peace Court

Questions and Answers About the Rules of Evidence in the Justice of the Peace Court


Videos


Civil Proceedings in the Justice of the Peace Court


Interactive Forms


Landlord Tenant Summary Possession

Return of Security Deposit

Debt

Replevin

Trespass


Other Information


What to Expect at Trial in the Justice of the Peace Court