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Hours & Locations

Justice of the Peace Court 17 - Sussex County

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Justice of the Peace Court 17
23730 Shortly Road
Georgetown, DE 19947

Jurisdiction: Civil

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

Cash payment not accepted after 3:30 pm.

Phone Number: 302-856-1447

Fax Number: 302-856-4654

Generic Court e-mailbox:


Justice of the Peace Court 3 is located at 23730 Shortly Road in Georgetown.