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).

Kent County Courthouse

Photo of the Kent County Courthouse


The Kent County Courthouse is located on a 5.3-acre site in the City of Dover, bordered by Federal, Water and The Green.

Occupants of the building include the Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas, Justice of the Peace Court 16, Register in Chancery, Prothonotary, Law Library, Jury, and Capitol Police. The Attorney General and Public Defender also have satellite offices in the Courthouse.

Courthouse Address

Kent County Courthouse
414 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302.735.1900


Courthouse Reminders


Portable Electronic Devices Pilot Program Policy

Cellular telephones and other personal electronic devices are allowed in court facilities, with restrictions, under a court pilot program.


Closure Information

For information on Courthouse closures, please call the Weather Emergency Line at 302-735-3292. View the holiday schedule.