Courts in Delaware

There are 23 Courts in Delaware, serving a population of 943,732 people in an area of 1,949 square miles. There is 1 Court per 41,031 people, and 1 Court per 84 square miles.

The state of Delaware is ranked 36th in Courts per capita, and 11th in Courts per square mile.

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About Delaware Courts

Find Delaware Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Delaware Appellate Courts

Court Name: Delaware Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Dover
Number of Judges: 5

Delaware Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Delaware Aldermans CourtLocal LegislationMunicipality6
Delaware Court of ChanceryConstitutionCounty5
Delaware Court of Common PleasConstitutionCounty9
Delaware Family CourtConstitutionCounty18
Delaware Justice of the PeaceConstitutionMunicipality31
Delaware Superior CourtConstitutionCounty21
Delaware Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsStatewide
Mental Health CourtsStatewide
Veterans CourtsStatewide
Delaware Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 1 Day
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service2 years