Probate Court

In Delaware, the Chancery Court has jurisdiction over matters related to probate and estates of decedents. There is a Chancery Court in each of the 3 counties.

Probate Divisions in Delaware by County

Kent County
Register of Wills Office
555 Bay Rd., Rm. 113
Dover, DE 19901

Phone: 302-744-2330
Fax: 302-395-7801

Office hours: M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm

Register of Wills: Hon. Harold K. Brode

New Castle County
800 N. French St.
Second Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-395-7800
Fax: 302-395-7801

Office hours: M-F: 8:00am-4:00pm. Closed Noon-1:00pm.

Register of Wills: Ciro Poppiti III

Parking: Parking garage under the building. There is a fee. It’s accessible from 9th Street between French and Walnut Streets

Sussex County
Sussex County Courthouse Annex
5 E. Pine St., P.O. Box 743
Georgetown, DE 19947

Phone: 302-855-7875
Fax: 302- 853-5871

Office hours: M-F: 8:00am-4:30pm

Register of Wills: Ellen Magee
Chief Deputy: Kristine Vavala

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