Most Justice of the Peace Court locations will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017, as well as Monday, January 1, 2018 for the Christmas and New Year holiday. Only Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will be open.

Judicial Officers


Members of the Judiciary


Justice of the Peace Court Chief Magistrate

Alan Davis

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Justices of the Peace - Kent County

Deputy Chief Magistrate Ernst Arndt, Court 7
Alston-Jackson, Nicole
Arndt, Ernst
Cox, D. Ken
Darling, Pamela
Dillard, Dwight
Edmanson II, W.G.
Hutchison, Cathleen
Montano, Alexander
Murray, James
Sherlock, Michael
Tracy, Dana
Wilson, Kevin
Justice of the Peace, Kent County
Seated: Nicole Alston-Jackson, Cathleen Hutchison, Dana Tracy
Standing: Alexander Montano, Senior Judge Robert Wall, D. Ken Cox, Kevin Wilson, James Murray
Not Pictured: Deputy Chief Magistrate Ernst Arndt, Pamela Darling, Dwight Dillard, W.G. Edmanson II, Michael Sherlock

Justices of the Peace - New Castle County

Deputy Chief Magistrate Bonita Lee, Court 11
Bawa, Nina
Brown, Thomas
Burcat, Peter
Cline, Susan
Dixon Jr, Bracy
Ferrell, Emily
Freel, Beatrice
Hanby, Sr., James R.
Jordan-Cox, Carmen
Kenney, Thomas
Kowal, Vincent
Lopez, Roberto
Losito, Shelley
McCabe-Stroman, Cheryl
McCormick, Sean
Moyer, Amanda
Page, Marie
Portante, Christopher
Potts, John
Ross III, Gerald
Ross, Katharine
Skelley, David
Stallmann, Cheryl
Taylor, Kerry
Tull, James
Ufberg, Susan
Young, William S. III
Justice of the Peace, New Castle County
Seated: Cheryl Stallmann, Katharine Ross, Senior Judge Rosalie Rutkowski, Kerry Taylor, Marie Page, Shelley Losito, Nina Bawa, Cheryl McCabe-Stroman
Standing Middle Row: Susan Cine, Beatrice Freel, Amanda Moyer, Thomas Kenney, Roberto Lopez, Sean McCormick, Christopher Portante, Carmen Jordan-Cox
Standing Back Row: Senior Judge William Moser, Gerald Ross, James Tull, David Skelley, James Hanby Sr., John Potts, Peter Burcat, William Young III
Not pictured: Thomas Brown, Bracy Dixon Jr., Emily Ferrell, Vincent Kowal, Deputy Chief Magistrate Bonita Lee, Susan Ufberg

Justices of the Peace - Sussex County

Deputy Chief Magistrate Sheila G. Blakely, Court 2
Adams, John
Adams, Stephani
Boddy, III, William
Bradley, Christopher A.
Comly, Richard
Horn, James
Hudson, John
Jewell, Michelle
Keenan, Deborah
Martin, John
McKenzie, John
Mirro, Nicholas
Mollohan, Jana
Sammons, Jennifer
Sipple, Larry
Willey, Scott
Wood, William (Patrick)
Justice of the Peace, Sussex County
Seated: Nicholas Mirro, Michelle Jewel, Deputy Chief Magistrate Sheila Blakely, Jana Mollohan, Stephani Adams, Deborah Keenan, John McKenzie
Standing: William Wood, Richard Comly, John Hudson, John Martin, James Horn, Chief Magistrate Alan Davis, Scott Willey, Christopher Bradley, Larry Sipple
Not picured: John Adams, William Boddy III, Jennifer Sammons