Delaware Courts are currently in Phase Three of the reopening plan as of June 1, 2021. 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.

The Delaware Courts will be closed Friday June 18, 2021 in honor of Juneteenth. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

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