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Rules of the Delaware State Courts



Court Rules

Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rules* Current as of November 1, 2019



Superior Court


Family Court


Court of Common Pleas


Justice of the Peace Court

Justice of the Peace Court Civil Rules effective June 15, 2000


Interim Special Rule of Criminal Procedure for Pretrial Release

Interim Special Rule of Criminal Procedure for Pretrial Release


Court Administrative Procedures

Court Administrative Procedures


Arms of the Court and Other Rules

Board of Bar Examiners

Board on Professional Responsibility

Rules of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Subcommittee of the Board on Professional Responsibility

Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the Delaware Supreme Court

Revised Delaware Rules for Continuing Legal Education effective January 1, 2016
Delaware Rules for Continuing Legal Education effective through December 31, 2015

Commission on Law and Technology

Court on the Judiciary

Court on the Judiciary Rules Current as of March 6, 2018

Delaware Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct

Delaware Rapid Arbitration Rules

Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection

Principles of Professionalism


General Resources

General Resources


*Online version courtesy of LexisNexis.