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).

Expungement/Pardon of Criminal Record

Superior Court

Family Court

Adult Juvenile

Court of Common Pleas

If the case was terminated, disposed of or concluded in the Court of Common Pleas, the Petition for Expungement is filed with the Prothonotary Office located in Superior Court.

Justice of the Peace Court

If the case was terminated, disposed of or concluded in the Justice of the Peace Court, the Petition for Expungement is filed with the Prothonotary Office located in Superior Court.

Petition for Pardon

Instructions and Forms for filing a petition for pardon