Delaware Courts have returned to Phase Two of the reopening plan as of November 16, 2020. Learn more about the public reopening plan.

For the latest on the Delaware Judiciary response to COVID-19 – and for contact information for each court during this emergency – please visit The Delaware Judiciary Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) page.

Press Releases




News/Announcements Date
Court of Common Pleas honors Judge Rosemary Betts Beauregard with portrait unveiling during Women’s History Month 03/25/2021
Delaware Supreme Court Announces Online Administration of July 2021 Delaware Bar Examination 03/15/2021
Statement to the Judiciary and the Delaware Bar 03/12/2021
Delaware Supreme Court names David A. White as Chief Disciplinary Counsel 03/01/2021
Superior Court Mourns Passing of retired Judge Robert B. Young 02/25/2021
Wilmington Friends School wins the 2021 Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition 02/22/2021
Senior Application Support Specialist Sruthi Raghunathan Named 2020 Judicial Branch Employee of the Year 02/05/2021
Delaware Justice system warns of phone scam targeting probationers 01/13/2021
Court of Common Pleas Chief Judge Alex J. Smalls to Retire in May 01/05/2021
Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard to retire in April 12/29/2020
Delaware Courts once again celebrate the season with reenactment of Miracle on 34th Street 12/21/2020
Delaware Courts pause jury trials in response to increasing COVID 19 cases 11/16/2020
Justice of the Peace Court launches new Online Dispute Resolution program 11/10/2020
Ashley Tucker named Deputy State Court Administrator for the Administrative Office of the Courts 11/09/2020
Delaware Courts move to a modified Phase 3 of reopening plan; Chief Justice extends judicial emergency to Nov. 4, 2020 10/02/2020
Delaware Courts resume issuing “failure to appear” bench warrants 09/14/2020
Delaware Judiciary unveils plan to resume jury trials in October, extends emergency until Oct. 5, 2020 09/04/2020
Delaware Supreme Court adopts limited practice privilege for 2020 Bar Applicants 08/12/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Cancels In-Person 2020 Bar Exam 07/24/2020
Delaware Judiciary Unveils Changes at Leonard L. Williams Justice Center to Protect Public and Staff During the Pandemic 07/13/2020
Delaware Board of Bar Examiners announce 2020 Bar Exam to be held at Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington September 9 – 11, 2020 07/08/2020
Justice of the Peace Court has Resumed Operations and Reminds the Public that They Must Respond to Notices to Appear 07/08/2020
Delaware Judiciary extends emergency, maintains Phase Two in reopening plan 07/06/2020
Gov. Carney, AG Jennings, DSHA, Delaware Judiciary Announce Joint Effort on Foreclosure & Eviction Prevention 07/01/2020
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of Human Resources Manager Helen J. McKinley 06/29/2020