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.

Kent County Contact Information

Kent County Courthouse

Court of Chancery
Kent County

Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Physical Address:
Kent County Courthouse
414 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Mailing Address:
Court of Chancery
38 The Green
Dover, DE 19901

After Hours and Holiday Emergency Filing Notification by Litigants: Litigants with after hours or holiday emergency filings that need immediate Court attention should contact the Court by email: for Civil Actions at and for Guardianships at Someone will be in contact with you.

Telephone Directory

Judicial Chambers

Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III


Register in Chancery

Main Number


Office Fax


Court Reporter's Office

Main number (New Castle County)


Building Information

Kent County Courthouse Main Number


Weather Emergency Line