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This page lists online resources for the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas, online resources applicable to courts generally in New Castle County, Delaware, as well as resources applicable to all courts in Delaware.


Searching Case Records

Court Case and Judgment Information
Search Delaware court case and judgment information by name, date, court, case type, judgment status, or case ID. Case information includes case description, related cases, event schedule, case parties, and docket entries. Judgment information includes party name, address, type of liability, and judgment amount, status, and date.

Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases

Superior, Chancery, and Common Pleas Court Calendars
View court calendars for Superior Court, Court of Chancery, and Court of Common Pleas.

Published opinions and orders

Court Opinions and Orders
Search court opinions and orders by keyword, year, court, and case type. Sort search results by date, party name, case number, court, judicial officer, or description.
Attorney General Legal Opinions
View Delaware Attorney General legal opinions from 1995 - current.

Self help, legal research, general information

New Castle County Court of Common Pleas Traffic Court
View information about traffic case procedures in New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.
Court Rules
View Court Rules for all Delaware courts by court and case type. View rule amendments by amending order and date.
Legal Information and Research Resources
View the Online Citizen Help Center, which offers information about a variety of topics including civil law, family law, criminal law, traffic tickets, and appeals. Additional information is offered about legal assistance, court proceedings, fees, transcripts, records access, court hours and locations, and other topics.
Court Information and Resources
View information about community programs including Family Court Resource Centers, landlord-tenant seminars, and divorce seminars; an overview and brochure about the Delaware court system; answers to frequently asked questions about Delaware courts; and links to additional online resources.
Legal Information and Services
Legal Services Corporation of Delaware offers free legal information for civil matters. Resources including an online library of articles arranged by topic, a variety of downloadable forms, interactive Justice of the Peace Court forms, legal tips, and links to additional resources.
Community Legal Information
The Community Legal Aid Society offers downloadable pamphlets in the areas of disability, elder, poverty, and health care law, as well as links to additional information in the topic areas of tenant's rights, public benefits, domestic violence, immigration, and consumer issues.
Electronic Filing
View information about electronic filing in Courts of Common Pleas and Justice of the Peace Courts. Filing cases and supporting documents by parties representing themselves is permitted but not required. Registration and training with the service provider is required before using electronic filing.
Courts of Common Pleas Procedure
View information about civil and criminal procedure in the Courts of Common Pleas, with links to additional information about arbitration, trials, motions, how to prepare for your hearing, appeals, and a glossary of terms commonly used in Courts of Common Pleas.
Delaware Expungement Information
View information for the expungement of criminal records in Delaware state courts, including instruction sheets and relevant code sections.
Delaware Code
Search the Delaware Code (statutes) by keyword in the index of titles online.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Delaware, including local housing counseling agencies, state programs, and a link to legal aid providers.
Civil Case Procedures
View instructional videos, in English or Spanish, about civil case procedures in Delaware courts.

Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral

Legal Assistance and Legal Services
View information about self-representation, free legal services, and lawyer referral services. Links to organizations that provide free or low-cost civil and criminal legal services are included.
Find Help in Delaware
View Delaware Helpline's links to community resources and assistance including health care, financial, housing, food, government, utilities, legal services, child support, transportation, mental health, and family issues. Search for additional services. View a list of phone numbers for rape, domestic violence, suicide, and abuse and neglect crisis centers. Call 1-800-464-4357 to be connected with any state agency.
Lawyer Referral Service
View information about the Delaware State Bar Association's free Lawyer Referral Service, which refers callers to fee-based consultations with an attorney.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel of the Supreme Court of Delaware offers online access to records of discipline actions against attorneys since 1906. Records are organized alphabetically by attorney last name and search options include keyword, case type and year.
Public Defenders
View information about the Delaware Office of the Public Defender, which provides criminal defense services to low-income residents in cases that could result in loss of liberty. Descriptions, contact information, office locations, and answers to frequently asked criminal law questions are included.
Civil Legal Services
View information about Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, which provides free civil legal help to qualifying low-income residents. Links to additional legal service providers and self-help resources are included.
Volunteer Legal Services
View information about Delware Volunteer Legal Services, which provides free legal services for qualified low-income residents in the areas of domestic violence, housing, elderly or terminally ill, family law, and veterans.
Community Legal Services
View information about the Community Legal Aid Society, which provides free and low-cost civil legal assistance to low-income residents in the areas of poverty, elderly, benefits, disabilities, health care, mortgage foreclosure, housing, domestic violence, immigration, and consumer issues. Links to additional self-help resources are included.
Attorney Complaints
View information from the Delaware Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Conduct about filing complaints against lawyers and judges for misconduct, unauthorized practice of law, or fee disputes.
Delaware Consumer Protection
The Delaware Attorney General's Office provides information about consumer protection, identity theft, mortgage foreclosure, and various types of business, charity, and medical fraud. Instructions for filing a consumer complaint and a downloadable complaint form are included.

Forms and related information

Delaware Court Forms
View and download Delaware court forms. Search options include keyword and type of court.
Attorney Complaint Form
View and download a form to file a complaint about attorney conduct.
Consumer Complaint Forms and Information
View and download Delaware Attorney General online forms related to complaints against businesses and information about consumer protection law.

Online fine payments

Pay Red Light Traffic Fines
View and pay Department of Transportation red light traffic tickets online by citation number and license plate number.
Pay Delaware Court Fines, Costs, Restitution, and Surcharges
Pay Delaware Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas, Family Court, Justice of the Peace Court and Department of Corrections criminal and traffic fines, costs, restitution, and surcharges online. Justice of the Peace criminal and traffic fines online. A nominal fee may be applied by the participating court.

For information on other public records in New Castle County, Delaware see the New Castle County, Delaware Public Records Directory
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