Courts in Delaware
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Delaware's state court system is large, and is comprised of Justice of the Peace Courts, (Justice Courts,) Courts of Common Pleas, Superior Courts, Family Courts, The Court of Chancery, and the Delaware Supreme Court. In Delaware, Justice of the Peace Courts hear cases related to debts or trespass, landlord-tenant cases, criminal misdemeanors, and other civil cases worth less than $15,000. The Court of Common Pleas hears misdemeanors, civil cases worth less than $50,000, and appeals from the Justice Courts. Delaware's Superior Courts hear most criminal and civil cases, and appeals from the Court of Common Pleas. Delaware's Family Courts hear domestic matters including adoption, child support, and child custody. The Delaware Court of Chancery specializes in business law, and hears disputes between the numerous corporations and other businesses in Delaware. The Supreme Court of Delaware is the state's highest court.

Delaware's CourtConnect online database (http://courtconnect.courts.delaware.gov/public/ck_public_qry_main.cp_main_idx) provides information regarding Delaware civil cases. If you're trying to find out if someone has judgments against them in Delaware, you can search this database, and case dockets are also available here. Most Delaware court documents are available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours at the court where they are held.
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25, Nov 2014 - InterDigital shares rise on U.S. patent fight win over ZTE
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shares of InterDigital Inc rose on Tuesday after a federal jury in Delaware found that ZTE Corp infringed three of its mobile phone patents, according to the company and a court filing. InterDigital shares were up 3.6 percent at $44.47 in midday trading, having earlier rose as much as 9 percent. InterDigital had also accused of Nokia of infringement but a jury will hear ...
25, Nov 2014 - Judge rejects public funds for murder appeal
A Delaware County judge has again rejected a Muncie woman's request to have taxpayers help fund her appeal of her conviction in the torture slaying of her 5-year-old Haitian cousin.
25, Nov 2014 - Kurt Busch wins delay of Delaware hearing
A Delaware family court commissioner has granted NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's request to delay a hearing on a protection from abuse petition filed by his ex-girlfriend.
25, Nov 2014 - Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
Nov 25 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: * A Delaware court has held up the merger of oilfield services provider Nabors Industries Ltd's unit with C&J Energy Services Inc, saying C&J's board did not adequately shop the company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the decision. * U.S. private equity group Providence and ...
25, Nov 2014 - C&J Energy to appeal decision to hold up Nabors unit deal
Oilfield services provider C&J Energy Services Inc said it plans to appeal a Delaware court ruling that requires it to solicit offers from other buyers for 30 days before it can merge with a unit of bigger ...
25, Nov 2014 - Kurt Busch granted delay of hearing on protection from abuse petition filed by ex-girlfriend
DOVER, Del. — A Delaware family court commissioner has granted NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's request to delay a hearing on a protection from abuse petition filed by his ex-girlfriend.
25, Nov 2014 - Sussex, DE Ex-Ravens cheerleader, estranged wife of former energy company CEO charged with sex with teen
GEORGETOWN, Del. - A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of a prominent Maryland energy executive was arraigned Wednesday in Delaware on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy who attends school with at least one of her children.
25, Nov 2014 - Sussex, DE Ex-NFL cheerleader charged with sex with teen
A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of a prominent Maryland energy executive was arraigned Wednesday in Delaware on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy who attends school with at least one of her children.
25, Nov 2014 - C&J Energy Services Issues Statement
HOUSTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C&J Energy Services, Inc. ("C&J" or the "Company") (CJES) today issued the following statement in response to a bench ruling late Monday, November 24, 2014, by the Delaware Chancery Court. The ruling requires the Company to solicit competing proposals from other potential buyers for a period of 30 days before it can close its proposed transaction with ...
25, Nov 2014 - Molly Shattuck's Delaware court date delayed until January
Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader and ex-wife of onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, will appear in a Delaware court in January to address charges of raping a 15-year-old boy.
25, Nov 2014 - Judge holds up C&J Energy's deal with Nabors fracking unit - WSJ
A Delaware court has held up the merger of oilfield services provider Nabors Industries Ltd's unit with C&J Energy Services Inc, saying C&J's board did not adequately shop the company, the Wall Street ...
25, Nov 2014 - Sussex, DE Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with sex with teen
GEORGETOWN, Del. — A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of a prominent Maryland energy executive was arraigned Wednesday in Delaware on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy who attends school with at least one of her children.
25, Nov 2014 - Judge orders emerald attorneys to court
A federal judge wants a prominent corporate lawyer and his Delaware-based firm in Key West to explain this month why they shouldn't pay legal fees to the most famous treasure salvage company in the... read more
25, Nov 2014 - Maryland court suspends lawyer who was reprimanded in Delaware
Maryland’s top court has suspended for at least a year a lawyer who falsely stated on his Delaware registration that he was not subject to disciplinary proceedings.
25, Nov 2014 - Penn basketball to get first test vs. Delaware State
After an offseason of turmoil, change and speculation, there’s nothing more that Penn basketball would like to do than to just get on the court and play.
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