The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.
Welcome to the Delaware Courts Online Citizen Help Center. This section will help you to find assistance and information, to work better with an attorney, and to represent yourself in some legal matters. For more information on a topic below, click on the link. If you cannot find what you are looking for from the menu below, try typing in terms or phrases in the search above.
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- Abandoned Personal Property
- Change Your Name
- Court Proceedings
- Durable Power of Attorney and Living Will
- General Civil Lawsuits
- Garagekeeper's liens
- Guardianship for the Court of Chancery
Video series on civil case process in the Delaware Courts
Includes videos on the steps of a lawsuit; starting, responding to and preparing your case; tips; and hearing information.
Available in Spanish: Proceso Civil en los Tribunales de Delaware
Additional self help resources can be found on the Public page or by clicking on the links below.