Kent County Court Records Search

See Kent County, 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.

List of Kent County Courts

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

Harrington Justice Court 35 Cams Fortune Way Harrington DE 19952 422-592-2302

Kent County Court 38 The Green Dover DE 19901

Smyrna Justice Court 100 Monrovia Avenue Smyrna DE 19977 302-653-7083

Find Kent County Court Records

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

Kent County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Kent County, 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 Kent County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Kent County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Delaware State level in Kent County 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 Kent County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Kent County 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 Kent County

Kent County 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 Kent County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Kent County Court.

Contact Kent County 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 Kent County, 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.