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...

Family Court has issued Standing Order #2 regarding Filings during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Read more...

Family Court COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions. View here.

Family Court's a statement on the impact of the State of Emergency on Family Court custody and visitation orders. View statement.

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