The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 for Memorial Day. Justice of the Peace Court 11 (New Castle County) and Court 7 (Kent County) will remain open 24 hours and Justice of the Peace Court 3 (Sussex County) will be open from 6AM-Midnight (no new cases after 11PM).

Hours & Locations

Superior Court - Sussex County

Superior Court - Sussex County

Sussex County Courthouse
1 The Circle, Suite 2
Georgetown, DE 19947

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Note: Public Access begins at 8:30.

Phone Number: 302-855-7055

Fax Number: 302-856-5739

TDD Number: 302-856-5895

Jury Services Office:

Phone Number:3 02-855-7055

Fax Number: 302-856-5955

Administration, Room 214 - 2nd Floor

Bailiffs, Room 203 - 2nd Floor

Chambers, Room 207 - 2nd Floor

Court Reporters, Room 202 - 2nd Floor

Investigative Services - 10 East Pine Street

Jury Services, Room 217 - 2nd Floor

Prothonotary, Room 214 - 2nd Floor


A small parking lot is available on East Pine and South Race Streets. Metered parking is available around the Courthouse. Non-metered on-street parking is available further down East Pine Street (towards Union Cemetery).

Juror Parking:

Jurors who arrive early, can possibly find a parking space in the Courthouse's parking lot located at East Pine Street and South Race Street.

If no parking is available in the Courthouse parking lot, juror's may park on South Race Street, the street that runs behind the Courthouse. However, the parking spaces closest to the courthouse have parking meters. Jurors can find non-metered on-street parking further down the street (proceed through the intersection heading south toward Union Cemetery).

Jurors may also park on Pine Street which intersects with South Race Street, as well as along North and South Railroad Avenue

 Jurors Please Note: Do not park in "Permit Only," "2-Hour Parking" or "1-Hour Parking" spaces.

Food and Beverage Policy:

It is the policy of Sussex Superior Court that the public is prohibited from bringing in any food or beverage item into the court house. All food and beverages items MUST be consumed outside the court house and prior to entry. Considerations will be made for medical reasons and for children. During the security screening process, a determination will be made on a case by case basis as to the legitimacy of allowing a food or beverage item into the court house. For those considerations made, the items MUST be in unopened, non-glassed container. At NO time will food or beverage items be allowed into the court rooms.


  • Employees with a valid court house identification
  • Government employees with proper identification who are assigned or conducting official business within the Sussex County Court House (SCCH)
  • Individuals with medical documentation
  • Impaneled Jurors

Glass containers brought in by staff should be disposed of in secured staff accessible areas only.

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Superior Court is located in the Sussex County Courthouse at 1 The Circle in Georgetown.