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Sussex County Criminal & Court Records

Court of Common Pleas

Address
1 The Circle #1 Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone
302-856-5333
Fax
302-856-5056
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $50,000
Restricted Records
No closed case records released
General Note
Fees for archive or closed file retrieval is $25.00.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1994, on microfiche from 10/65, archived prior

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Justice of the Peace #1

Address
9 Main St Frankford, DE 19945
Phone
302-732-9580
Fax
302-732-9586
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
General Note
This court also handles traffic.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Records available from 1983, computerized since 1990

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Rehoboth Beach Justice of the Peace #2

Address
35252 Hudson Way, #1 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-9738
Phone
302-645-6163
Fax
302-645-8842
Hours
8AM-Midnight
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Traffic

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Records available since 1990, computerized since 1992

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Georgetown Justice of the Peace #3

Address
23730 Shortly Rd Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone
302-856-1445
Fax
302-856-5844
Hours
24 hours daily
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Traffic

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Records are here from 2004 to present. On microfilm 1966-1983. From 1984-2004 records archived.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Seaford Justice of the Peace #4

Address
408 Stein Hwy Seaford, DE 19973
Phone
302-628-2036
Fax
302-628-2049
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
General Note
Court refers records request to State Agency-302-739-5961. This court considers the records non-public. One may not obtain a record on someone else.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 2000

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

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Superior Court

Address
1 The Circle #2 Georgetown, DE 19947
Fax
302-856-5739
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions
Restricted Records
No divorce, victim info, sealed records, expungments, or CCDW permit 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,

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on manual index; computerized records since 1983

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Sussex County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder of Deeds

Address
Sussex County PO Box 827 Georgetown, DE 19947-0827
Phone
302-855-7785
Fax
302-855-7787
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1952.

Courier Offices

Address
2 The Circle Admin Bldg, Lower Level Georgetown, DE 19947

County Assessor

Phone
302-855-7824

Treasurer

Phone
302-855-7763