The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Delaware Court facilities ordered closed to the public until April 15, 2020. Read more...

For the latest on the Delaware Judiciary response to COVID-19 please visit this page.

Press Releases




News/Announcements Date
The impact of the State of Emergency on Family Court custody and visitation orders 04/01/2020
Superior Court issues Standing Order No. 4 Concerning COVID-19 Precautionary Measures 03/30/2020
Delaware Family Court details procedures during COVID-19 restrictions 03/23/2020
El Tribunal de Familia del Estado Delaware explica en detalle los procedimientos durante las restricciones del COVID-19 03/23/2020
Delaware Court facilities ordered closed to the public until April 15, 2020 03/22/2020
Se ordena que todos los juzgados de Delaware permanezcan cerrados al público hasta abril 15, 2020 03/22/2020
Follow up on precautionary closure of Georgetown Family Court Courthouse - Employee found not to have COVID-19 03/20/2020
Sussex County Family Court Courthouse closed for decontamination as precautionary measure 03/20/2020
Court payment centers closed until further notice 03/19/2020
Delaware Supreme Court announcement cancelling oral arguments until May 2020 03/18/2020
Superior Court Jury Trials Suspended until April 15, 2020 03/15/2020
In the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware Order Declaring a Judicial Emergency 03/14/2020
Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Declares Judicial Emergency 03/14/2020
Delaware Court of Common Pleas issues new standing order to help limit the spread of COVID-19 virus 03/13/2020
Delaware Justice of the Peace Court issues new standing order to help limit the spread of COVID-19 virus 03/13/2020
Letter from Court Administration to All Court Employees 03/12/2020
Declaration of a State of Emergency for the State of Delaware Due to a Public Health Threat 03/12/2020
DPH Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions 03/11/2020
DPH Announces First Presumptive Positive Case of Coronavirus in Delaware Resident 03/11/2020
Statement on the Delaware Judiciary’s response to Covid-19 03/06/2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 02/26/2020
Enfermedad por coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) 02/26/2020
Court of Chancery Announces a New Court Administrator 02/24/2020
Cape Henlopen High School wins the 2020 Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition 02/24/2020
Michelle Hoffman named as Family Court Administrator 02/18/2020