Delaware Chancery Position Title Changed

Hermann-Financial

The title of “Master in Chancery,” which has existed in Delaware since the 1980s, is now referred to as ““Magistrate in Chancery.” The previous title–“Mastery in Chancery”–carries negative connotations for many Delawareans due to the use of the word “master” and its connection to slavery. According to the State of Delaware Administrative Office of the…

Read More

Kent Co. Agrees To Reassess Property In School Funding Case

rob-carson

Kent County has reached agreement in a school funding case to conduct a property reassessment for the first time since 1987. Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware, along with the ACLU of Delaware and Community Legal Aid Society, announced the resolution Thursday, similar to a previous agreement in New Castle County. Plaintiffs…

Read More

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST DEVELOPER BY DE DOJ FOR MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS

DE AttorneyGeneral-Seal
hannity-promo

The Delaware Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit in the Court of Chancery against the developer of The Villages of Noble’s Pond – a 55-plus community – in Dover.  The lawsuit cites numerous violations of the Consumer Fraud Act, Deceptive Trade Practices Act and other Delaware laws protecting consumers against unlawful and predatory…

Read More