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Alderman Court 36



The court now accepts online payments through the ePayment provided

by the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System (DELJIS).

Please visit  for more

information or to make a payment.

Please Note: When making a payment online for a civil violation, please enter 

 DBCV and the six numbers following "DBCV" on your ticket.


Alderman Court 36 Overview

The Alderman Court shall have jurisdiction and cognizance of all breaches of the peace and other offenses committed within the corporate limits of the Town of Dewey Beach so far as to arrest and hold for bail, fine and/or imprison offenders for offenses under its Municipal Code, certain Title 11 misdemeanor offenses, and Title 21 traffic violations; to uphold and enforce the Charter of the Town of Dewey Beach and ordinances duly enacted by the Commissioners of Dewey Beach and to carry into effect all orders of the Commissioners of Dewey Beach made pursuant to any law of this state.

The Alderman and the Assistant Alderman are judges nominated by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate and are under the jurisdiction of the Chief Justice of the State of Delaware.  The Alderman and the Assistant Alderman may, in addition to any fine or term of imprisonment permitted to be assessed or imposed, impose and collect court costs as prescribed in the Dewey Beach Municipal Code.


Winter Court Schedule

October 17, 2018 to May 8, 2019

Walk-in Parking Appeals & Arraignments 12:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Trials start at 3:00 P.M.

  October 17, 31 November 14, 28 December 12  
January 9, 23 February 6, 20 March 6, 20 April 3, 17 May 1


The Court Clerk will be available on these days from 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.


If you are requesting a Court Record, FAX to (302)-227-6366 or MAIL request to Alderman Court 36, 105 Rodney Ave, Dewey Beach, DE 19971

You must provide the following: Name/ Date of Birth/ CCD information or a check for $7.50 fee/ Your Case # or Ticket #; (if you do not have then provide what info you do have, such as the year issued or reason for ticket.)

In addition you must provide your signature requesting the information. If you do not provide your signature the request will not be processed.

We can fax or mail our record to you at the # or address you provide.



All requests for postponement must be made in writing or fax to:

Alderman Court 36

105 Rodney Avenue

Dewey Beach, DE  19971

302-227-6366 Fax