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Hours & Locations

Justice of the Peace Court 20 - New Castle County

Photo of Justice of the Peace Court 20

Public Safety Building
300 North Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Jurisdiction: Criminal

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm 

Phone Number: 302-577-7234

Fax Number: 302-577-7237

Generic Court e-mailbox:

Effective Monday, February 6, 2017, the operating hours for Justice of the Peace Court 20 will change. The new hours will be Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4 pm.

Justice of the Peace Court 11 will remain open 24 hours a day, and will be available to conduct any business that cannot wait for Court 20’s operating hours.


Justice of the Peace Court 20 is located at 300 N. Walnut Street in the Public Safety Building in Wilmington.