The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

How and Where to File an Appeal

Self-Help Guide to Appeals


A person who does not retain an attorney and who appears on his or her own behalf before the Supreme Court is said to be “self-represented” or “pro se”.

The Self-Help Guide to Appeals is a step-by-step guide for how to file an appeal in the Supreme Court of Delaware.

Quick Reference


File Appeal in Person

Self-represented individuals may file an appeal to the Supreme Court in person, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., at any of these locations:

  • New Castle County — In the Law Library on the second floor, Suite 2500, at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center, 500 King Street, in Wilmington
  • Kent County — At the Supreme Court of Delaware, 55 The Green, in Dover
  • Sussex County — At the Court of Chancery Courthouse, 34 the Circle, in Georgetown

File Appeal by Mail

Those who prefer to submit their appeals to the Supreme Court by First Class mail should use the following mailing addresses in the appropriate county:

Supreme Court of Delaware
The Renaissance Centre
405 North King Street, Suite 509
Wilmington, DE 19801
Supreme Court of Delaware
Clerk of the Supreme Court
55 The Green
Dover, DE 19901
Court of Chancery Courthouse
34 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947