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Hours & Locations

Justice of the Peace Court 16 - Kent County

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Justice of the Peace Court 16
414 Federal Street
Room 173
Dover, DE 19901

Jurisdiction: Civil

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Phone Number: 302-739-4316

Fax Number: 302-674-7111

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A courthouse parking lot is located on the north side of Water Street between State Street and Governor's Avenue. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the Kent County Courthouse.

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Justice of the Peace Court 16 is located in the Kent County Courthouse at 414 Federal Street in Dover across the street from the Jesse Cooper Building.