New Castle County Court Records Search

See New Castle 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 New Castle County Courts

Claymont Justice Court 130 Hickman Road Claymont DE 19703

Middletown Justice Court 757 North Broad Street Middletown DE 19709 302-378-5221

New Castle County Court 500 North King Street Wilmington DE 19801 302-255-0900

New Castle Justice Court 61 Christiana Road New Castle DE 19720 302-323-4450

Newark Alderman Court 220 South Main Street Newark DE 19711 302-366-7028

Newport Alderman Court 15 North Augustine Street Wilmington DE 19804 302-998-2707

West Wilmington Justice Court 210 Greenbank Road Wilmington DE 19808

Wilmington Justice Court 300 North Walnut Street Wilmington DE 19801 302-577-7234

Find New Castle County Court Records

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

New Castle County Criminal Records

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

New Castle County Civil Court Records

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

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

Contact New Castle 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 New Castle County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, New Castle County Court, or Delaware State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.