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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Bethany Beach Alderman Court 31 as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Sussex County, Delaware, and resources applicable to all courts in Delaware.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
View Delaware Attorney General legal opinions from 1995 - current.
Forms and related information
Attorney Complaint Form
View and download a form to file a complaint about attorney conduct.
Online fine payments
Pay Red Light Camera Violations
View and pay Department of Transportation red light camera violations online by citation/violation number and license plate number.
Self help, legal research, general information
View information for the expungement of criminal records in Delaware state courts, including instruction sheets and relevant code sections.
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.
The Delaware Attorney General provides information about filing a consumer complaint against a business, including an overview of the process, a complaint form, and a consumer fraud brochure.
View information about Family Court Resource Centers and Do-It Yourself Divorce Seminars, with links to additional legal resources.
Search the Delaware Code (statutes) by keyword in the index of titles online, or drill down by title to chapter to subchapter statute.
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.
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.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
The Delaware Office of the Public Defender provides legal services to indigent and incarcerated adult and juvenile offenders. Descriptions, contact information, office locations, and answers to frequently asked criminal law questions are included.
Attorney and Judge Complaints
View information from the Delaware Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel about filing complaints against lawyers and judges for misconduct, unauthorized practice of law, or fee disputes.
Civil Legal Services
View information about Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, which provides free civil (non-criminal) legal help to qualifying low-income residents. Links to additional legal service providers and self-help resources are included.
Community Legal Services
View information about the Community Legal Aid Society, which provides free and low-cost civil legal assistance to indigent 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.
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.
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, including crisis center phone numbers for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, juvenile and elder abuse and neglect, and suicide prevention. Call 1-800-464-4357 to be connected with any state agency.
Free Legal Services and Lawyer Referral
Delaware Volunteer Legal Services provides free civil legal services for income-eligible residents, and a Lawyer Referral Service by telephone that charges a nominal fee and includes an initial consultation. Click the "Legal Help" link at the top of the page for more detailed information, and click the "Click Here to Learn More" link at the bottom of the page for a downloadable flyer.
Legal Assistance and Legal Services
View information from the Delaware State Courts 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.
Legal Information for Seniors
A handbook offering legal information for seniors is available in a downloadable or printable format as well as an interactive web page. The information is available in English and Spanish.