The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 for Memorial Day. Justice of the Peace Court 11 (New Castle County) and Court 7 (Kent County) will remain open 24 hours and Justice of the Peace Court 3 (Sussex County) will be open from 6AM-Midnight (no new cases after 11PM).

Justice of the Peace Court Appeals of Civil Cases to the Court of Common Pleas


Plaintiff Below Instructions

General Instructions

Plaintiff Below Instructions

What Happens if I Fail to File These Documents and Pay All Fees?

What Happens After I File my Documents and Pay All Fees?

What is a Pre-trial Conference?

Sample Forms

Notice of Appeal

Praecipe

Summons on Appeal

Complaint

Complete Plaintiff Below Instruction packet in pdf

Defendant Below Instructions

General Instructions

Defendant Below Instructions

What is a Pre-trial Conference?

What Happens if I Fail to File These Documents and Pay All Fees?

What Happens if a Money Judgment Was Rendered Against Me in the Justice of the Peace Court and I Wish to Appeal?

Sample Forms

Notice of Appeal

Praecipe

Summons on Appeal

Answer

Certificate of Service

Complete Defendant Below Instruction packet in pdf