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Kent County Criminal & Court Records

Superior Court

Address
Office of Prothonotary, 38 The Green Dover, DE 19901
Phone
302-739-3184
Fax
302-739-6717
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $50,000
Restricted Records
No sealed or psychological evaluation records released
General Note
Access to e-filed records is available online by subscription through LexisNexis eFlex system for filing. See http://courts.delaware.gov/efiling/index.stm. Court refers records request to State Agency-302-739-5961.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Judgments on computer from 1996, on microfiche from 1918

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Harrington Justice of the Peace #6

Address
35 Cams Fortune Way Harrington, DE 19952
Phone
302-422-5922
Fax
302-422-1527
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
General Note
Also holds records for JP #5 which has been closed.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 2004.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, In person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Dover Justice of the Peace #7

Address
480 Bank Ln Dover, DE 19903
Phone
302-739-4554
Fax
302-739-6797
Hours
Open 24 hours
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
General Note
Search requests must include charge/or/disposition; name searches without charge are referred to the State Bureau of Investigation.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, charge info, DOB, signed release, offense, date of offense; also helpful: address

Years Available

Record computerized since 1992, manually searched 1967-1992.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Smyrna Justice of the Peace #8

Address
100 Monrovia Ave Smyrna, DE 19977
Phone
302-653-7083
Fax
302-653-2888
Hours
8AM-4PM, closed Tues
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1992.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Court of Common Pleas

Address
38 The Green Dover, DE 19901
Phone
302-735-3900
Fax
302-739-4501
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $50,000
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
General Note
Superior Court has most of the records.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, offense, date of offense

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1980, on microfiche from 10/85, archived prior

Record Retrieval Methods

In person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Kent County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder of Deeds

Address
Kent County Recorder of Deeds 555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901
Phone
302-744-2314
Fax
302-736-2035
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include Real property, financial statements. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1873.

Courier Offices

Address
555 Bay Rd County Complex Dover, DE 19901

County Assessor

Phone
302-744-2401 or 744-1915

Treasurer

Phone
302-744-2340