Del. JP Court Starts Online Dispute Resolution Program

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Delaware’s Justice of the Peace Court has begun an Online Dispute Resolution program, with the goal of resolving disputes before parties go to court. The courts had been working on the service since before the pandemic. Initially, the online dispute resolution program focuses on landlord-tenant disputes. Debt cases will also be incorporated, and eventually all…

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Courts Warn Not To Ignore Notices To Appear


Delaware Justice of the Peace Courts are open, and anyone who receives a notice to appear must respond. The J.P. Courts have largely returned to normal operations after being suspended due to the pandemic. People who receive notices to appear but who may be reluctant to venture out are encouraged to contact the courts. It…

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Delaware Courts Under Judicial Emergency

Delaware Chief Justice Collins Seitz declares a judicial emergency beginning at 8am Monday. The judicial emergency will be in effect for 30 days – subject to further review. The declaration gives all trial courts in Delaware flexibility to continue trials and hearings in civil and criminal cases for 30 days. It also limits the number…

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