Delaware Courts have returned to Phase Two of the reopening plan as of November 16, 2020. 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.
After scaling back operations and closing court facilities to the public in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Courts Reopening Committee has recommended to Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. a phased approach to reopening court facilities and increasing court operations. The Chief Justice accepted the Committee’s recommendations this week and shared the details with members of the Delaware Bar during a town hall style videoconference.Visit the Delaware Judiciary Response to COVID-19 for all updates on the reopening plan.
Civil Case Search
Access civil case information online 24-hours a day for the Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas and Justice of the Peace Court.
Find frequently used Court forms for all State Courts in Delaware.
Commission on Continuing Legal Education
Administers legal education compliance for members of the Delaware State Bar.
Attorneys may sign in to their Attorney profile to review their CLE transcripts.
Vincent A. Bifferato Trial Practice Forum
The Bifferato Trial Practice Forum's goal is to provide free continuing legal education (CLE) credits to those who are just starting out and to offer young attorneys a chance to network with each other as well as with more experienced attorneys.
Office of the Child Advocate CLE Trainings
The Office of the Child Advocate is now providing Web-based Continuing Legal Education and Professional Trainings online in addition to the traditional onsite continuing education opportunities.
Commission on Law & Technology
Provides Delaware Lawyers with guidance and education in the aspects of technology and the practice of law.
Office Of Disciplinary Counsel
Regulates the practice of law by evaluating, investigating and prosecuting lawyer misconduct for the Court.
Attorney Disciplinary Decisions
A database of disciplinary decisions.
Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee (JEAC)
Opinions issued pursuant to Delaware Court on the Judiciary Rule 18 and to the rules of the Delaware Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee.
Court on the Judiciary
Considers ethical complaints against Delaware Judges.
Wireless Service in Courthouses
The use of wireless networking throughout the courthouse allows attorney's to make use of wireless connectivity within the courthouse to connect to their office via the Internet without the need for a physical network connection.
Courtroom Equipment and Technology
Information regarding the equipment and technology available for use by counsel in the Courtrooms throughout the State of Delaware.
Leonard L. Williams Justice Center (formerly New Castle County Courthouse)
Learn about the policies, amenities, courtroom, evidence presentation equipment, and hours of operation for the Courthouse.
LLWJC Conference Room Request Form
Reserve a conference room in the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center (formerly New Castle County Courthouse) for court-related business.
Court of Chancery Conference Rooms
Conference rooms are available to court-related businesses (i.e. law firms, mediators, arbitrators) and those conducting business in the courthouse.
Access to Justice Pro Bono Challenge
The Pro Bono Challenge will begin on January 1, 2019 and run through December 31, 2019. Participants are asked to commit to dedicating at least 1% of their professional hours for the 2019 calendar year to pro bono service to indigent individuals and families. Learn more about the Pro Bono Challenge and register online!
OCA Pro Bono Attorney/GAL
If you are an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Delaware, you are eligible to represent an abused and/or neglected child through the Office of the Child Advocate.
Delaware Appellate Handbook
The Delaware Appellate Handbook was prepared to assist Delaware attorneys in appellate practice before the Delaware Supreme Court, Court of Chancery, Superior Court and Family Court.
To practice law in Delaware, one must be licensed to do so. In order to be licensed one must submit an application, pass the Delaware Bar Exam and fulfill all of the prerequisites for admission to the Delaware Bar. Each year approximately 200 law school graduates apply to take the Delaware Bar Exam. There are currently more than 4,200 attorneys licensed in Delaware
Board of Bar Examiners
Considers applications for admission and results of examinations for admissions to the Delaware State Bar.
Overview of the Delaware Court System
Learn about the Delaware Judiciary which is composed of the Supreme Court, the Court of Chancery, the Superior Court, the Family Court, the Court of Common Pleas, the Justice of the Peace Court, and related judicial agencies.
Supreme Court, Court of Chancery, Superior Court:
Court of Common Pleas:
Justice of the Peace Court: