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News and Press Releases


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Press Releases

News/Announcements Date
Advisory regarding Notices to Appear in criminal cases in the Court of Common Pleas 11/10/2017
Delaware Court of Common Pleas Launches New EFiling System 04/03/2017
Court of Common Pleas launches a new way to pay fines and obtain case information by phone with installation of an Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) 03/30/2017
Court of Common Pleas E-Filing Transition Announcement 03/28/2017
Delaware Judiciary expresses condolences on passing of Judge Alfred Fraczkowski 12/22/2016
Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware Sits in Special Session for the Investiture of The Honorable Donald R. Bucklin 08/19/2016
Amendment to Court of Common Pleas Criminal Rule 11 06/10/2016
Administrative Directive 2016-1 is adopted creating a new automated bail posting process for the Court 01/10/2016
Court of Common Pleas DUI Treatment Court to graduate its first class 10/28/2015
Investiture of the Honorable Abby Adams as a Commissioner of the Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware 07/23/2013
Court of Common Pleas Sits in Special Session for the Investiture of the Honorable Sheldon K. Rennie 07/15/2013
The Honorable Carl C. Danberg to be Invested as a Judge in the Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware 03/06/2013
Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware Sits in Special Session for the Investiture of the Honorable Robert H. Surles 02/08/2013
Charles W. Welch, III, of Dover, Delaware Sworn in for His Second Term as a Judge for the Kent County Court of Common Pleas 01/17/2013
Hon. Andrea L. Rocanelli of the Court of Common Pleas Completes Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills at The National Judicial College 06/15/2012
Judge Andrea L. Rocanelli Speaks at Delaware Chamber of Commerce 02/14/2012
Investiture Ceremony for Andrea L. Rocanelli as a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware 05/26/2009
Four Delaware State Court Judges Named Among the 500 Leading Judges Nationwide 01/18/2006