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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The Honorable T. Henley Graves, Resident Judge


Resident Judge T. Henley Graves

The Honorable T. Henley Graves became a Judge of the Superior Court of Delaware on June 1, 1989. He became Resident Judge on January 19, 2000.

Resident Judge Graves received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Delaware in 1970. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Maryland in 1973. He served as a prosecutor in the State's Attorneys' Office in Baltimore, Maryland and in the Department of Justice in Georgetown, Delaware. Prior to joining the Superior Court, he was a partner with the law firm of Fuqua and Graves in Georgetown, Delaware.

Resident Judge Graves' retired in 2018. (original term ended on January 26, 2024)