Dover Court Records Search

See Dover DE courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.


Dover Justice Court 480 Bank Lane Dover DE 19904 739-455-4302


Kent County Court 38 The Green Dover DE 19901

Find Dover Court Records

Dover Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Dover, DE, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Dover. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Dover Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Dover Criminal Courts and Dover Civil Courts.

Dover Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Dover, DE maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Dover Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Dover Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Delaware State level in Dover contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Delaware Civil Courts have records on Dover adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Dover Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Dover

Dover Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Dover subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Dover Court.

Contact Dover Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Dover, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Kent County Court, or Delaware State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.