Most Justice of the Peace Court locations will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017, as well as Monday, January 1, 2018 for the Christmas and New Year holiday. Only Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will be open.

Abandoned Personal Property Forms in the Justice of the Peace Court


Form 51

Petition for Title to Abandoned Personal Property

Form 51A

Instructions for Filing a Petition for Title to Abandoned Personal Property

Form 52

Notice of Petition to Obtain Title to Abandoned Property

Form 52A

Public Notice of Filing a Petition

Form 52B

Form for Newspaper Notice

Form 53

Answer to Petition for Title to Abandoned Property and Request for Information

Form 56

Notice of Sale of Abandoned Property