Superior Court

What happens in Superior Court?

Superior Court has statewide original jurisdiction over criminal and civil cases except for equity cases (which is Chancery Court) and domestic relations matters superior court DE(which is Family Court) For criminal matters, Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction over all felonies (except those involving juveniles which are heard in Family Court).

For civil matters, the court has jurisdiction in cases in value over 50,000. So typically personal injury and medical malpractice cases are handled in the Superior Court.

Superior Court also serves as an intermediate appellate court from over 50 administrative agencies, the Court of Common Pleas, and Family Court cases involving adult criminal issues. The Superior Court has been around a long time – it celebrated its 184th anniversary in 2016.

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Mr. Ronald Phillips and Ms. Julianne E. Murray offer free legal consultation so you can talk to them to discuss your case. They can be reached by telephone at (302) 697-2499 in the Wilmington or Dover offices and (302) 855-9300 in the Georgetown office. You can also send an email through the site’s contact form. Rest assured that you will be treated with utmost respect. 

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