The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Delaware Court facilities ordered closed to the public until April 15, 2020. Read more...

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Continuance Request Form for Criminal Cases

Continuance Request Form for Criminal Cases

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If continuance request is due to scheduling conflict due to work, medical, or other appointments, you will need to provide written proof with this request form. If e-mailing this request, you must send any additional documents to the court separately. Your court case number must be on all documents.


*J.P. Court Criminal Rule 19(b)(2)