Delaware Courts are currently in Phase Three of the reopening plan as of June 1, 2021. Learn more about the public reopening plan.

For the latest on the Delaware Judiciary response to COVID-19 – and for contact information for each court during this emergency – please visit The Delaware Judiciary Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) page.

The Delaware Courts will be closed Friday June 18, 2021 in honor of Juneteenth. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Jury Service

Juror Qualification Form Recusal Information

The written instructions on your Summons under question #8 are as follows:

Not all requests will be granted for postponements. We will try to accommodate your request date but unfortunately it may not be on the particular date you have requested.

You will receive a postponement postcard if Jury Services grants your request. NOTE: Unless you receive a written excuse, please follow the reporting instructions on your Summons.

All postponements must have the Questionnaire completely filled out and an alternate date must be submitted for your new reporting date within the 90 days while accompanying the following documentation.

Required Documentation:

  • Medical requests must be accompanied by a doctor's note that details your condition.
  • A letter must accompany employment deferments from your supervisor.
  • If you have moved out of state, you must submit a copy of your new driver's license for that state.
  • If you are not a citizen, you must submit a copy of your Alien Registration (Green) Card, Visa, or other legal documentation.
  • Unless you receive a WRITTEN EXCUSE, please follow the reporting instructions on your Summons.