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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28, Jan 2015 - Man admits conspiring to bootleg Xbox Ones
WILMINGTON, Del. - A computer hacker from Maryland has admitted in a Delaware court that he was part of an international conspiracy to build bootleg versions of the Xbox One before it went on sale last fall.
28, Jan 2015 - Delaware court orders Siga to pay PharmAthene $113 million
By Tom Hals (Reuters) - A Delaware judge on Wednesday ordered Siga Technologies Inc, a supplier of an antiviral smallpox drug to the U.S. strategic stockpile, to pay PharmAthene Inc $113.1 million in damages in a licensing dispute. The Delaware Court of Chancery on Aug. 8 ruled that PharmAthene is entitled to damages from Siga for its failure to execute a license agreement related to its main ...
28, Jan 2015 - Bankruptcy judge approves financing for Trump Entertainment
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware approved $20 million in new bankruptcy financing Wednesday for Trump Entertainment Resorts from billionaire investor Carl Icahn as the company continues to work to keep the struggling Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, open.
28, Jan 2015 - Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will be held in Illinois
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge says the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, not Delaware.
28, Jan 2015 - Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will proceed in Illinois
A federal judge in Delaware ruled Wednesday that the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, denying a motion by several creditor groups who wanted the case heard in Delaware. The ruling by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross was a victory for Caesars, whose ...
28, Jan 2015 - Delaware Court Decision Regarding SIGA Technologies, Inc.
SIGA Technologies, Inc. , a company operating under the protection of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and specializing in the development and commercialization of solutions for serious unmet medical needs and biothreats, announced that on January 7, 2015, the Delaware Court of Chancery, acting on remand from the Delaware Supreme Court, issued a letter ...
28, Jan 2015 - Judge says Caesars' bankruptcy to proceed in Chicago
A U.S. bankruptcy judge said on Wednesday he would not transfer the bankruptcy filing of Caesars Entertainment Corp's operating unit to Delaware from Chicago, a victory for the company's private equity backers. Hedge funds creditors wanted the casino company's $10 billion debt-cutting plan reviewed under the legal standards of the Delaware court. They feared the standards of the Chicago court ...
28, Jan 2015 - Delaware court orders Siga to pay PharmAthene $113 mln
A Delaware judge on Wednesday ordered Siga Technologies Inc, a supplier of an antiviral smallpox drug to the U.S. strategic stockpile, to pay PharmAthene Inc $113.1 million in damages in a licensing dispute. ...
28, Jan 2015 - Former UA Student Sentenced To One Year In Prison In Deadly Boat Crash
DELAWARE COUNTY, OKLA. (KFSM) – The former University of Arkansas student who drove drunk in a boat crash that killed two classmates last year was sentenced on Tuesday (Dec. 30) to one year in an Oklahoma prison, court records show. John DeSelms, who pleaded guilty in August to two counts of first-degree manslaughter, will be […]
28, Jan 2015 - Judge approves $20 million in new bankruptcy financing from Icahn for Trump Entertainment
WILMINGTON, Del. - A Delaware judge has approved $20 million in new bankruptcy financing for Trump Entertainment Resorts from billionaire investor Carl Icahn as the company continues to work to keep the ...
28, Jan 2015 - Judge rules Illinois as venue for bankruptcy case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment
WILMINGTON, Del. - A Delaware judge says the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, not Delaware.
28, Jan 2015 - Delaware Court of Chancery Issues Order Specifying Amount Of Lump Sum Expectation Damages Payable T
The amount of the award remains subject to further calculation and final approval by the Delaware Court of Chancery, which determination, along with the decision itself, will remain subject to appeal by SIGA to the Delaware Supreme Court.  Because SIGA has filed for protection under the Federal bankruptcy laws, PharmAthene is automatically stayed from taking any enforcement action in the ...
28, Jan 2015 - Judge rules Caesars bankruptcy can proceed in Chicago
WILMINGTON, Del. | A federal judge in Delaware ruled Wednesday that the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, denying a motion by several creditor groups who wanted the case heard in Delaware.
28, Jan 2015 - Caesars Bankruptcy Case to Be Heard in Illinois
A Delaware judge says the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, not Delaware.
28, Jan 2015 - Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP And Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announce The Propose
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, pursuant to Delaware Court of Chancery Rules 23(a), 23(b)(1) and 23(b)(2), the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the "Court") has preliminarily certified the above-captioned litigation (the "Action") as a non-"opt out" class action on behalf of the Class. YOU ARE ALSO NOTIFIED that plaintiffs in the Action, Gary Shayne, Maxine Phillips, Mandle Rousseau ...
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