Delaware Courts are in Phase Two of the reopening plan as of June 15, 2020, allowing the public to return to court facilities. 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.

For information on Family Court’s Standing Orders, Frequently Asked Questions, and information related to the impact of the COVID-19 State of Emergency on custody/visitation orders and parent education classes, please visit the Family Court’s COVID-19 Information and Resources page.

Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet



You should use Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet if you would like to file an answer in response to a Petition for Divorce/Annulment filed by your spouse. Do not use this packet if you are filing an initial Petition for Divorce/Annulment.

Answer to Petition for Divorce/Annulment Instruction Packet

Answer Forms

Below are links to the forms that are described in the Answer Packet. Fill out and file the forms listed below. Do NOT file the forms in the Instruction Packet. The forms in the Instruction Packet are simply to help you understand how to fill out the real forms below. Read the instructions and sample forms in the Instruction Packet carefully BEFORE completing each form below.

Several of the following forms may be filled in online and then printed to be filed. If you do not fill out the forms on the computer, write neatly in blue or black ink.