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Alderman Court 36


ALDERMAN COURT 36

105 Rodney Avenue

Dewey Beach, DE 19971

302-227-6630 (Tel)

302-227-6366 (Fax)

Online Payments


 

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.

 


 

2019 Alderman Court Summer Hours (May 15 - September 30)

MONDAY 10:00AM - 4:00 P.M.

WEDNESDAY 10:00AM - 4:00PM

FRIDAY 10:00AM - 4:00PM

*Court is closed on Memorial Day, May 28th, Independence Day, July 4th, and Labor Day, September 2nd*

*Court will also be closed on Wednesday, July 24th. Court will be open the following day, Thursday, July 25th*

The Court Clerk is available Monday through Friday from 9:00AM - 5:00 PM

(Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.)

 


 

The court now accepts online payments through ePayment provided

by the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System (DELJIS).

Please visit https://pubsrv.deljis.delaware.gov/ePayment/  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.

Payments can also be made in person at the Court Clerk's office by depositing in the lock box if after hours, or mailed to the address above.

 


 

PARKING APPEALS will be heard M-W-F on a priority walk-in basis from 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Thereafter, they will be heard in between scheduled arraignments from 1:00 - 4:00PM and Sundays, June 2 - September 1 from 10:00AM - 1:00PM.

ALL PARKING TICKET INQUIRIES AND FINES ARE HANDLED BY TOWN PARKING AUTHORITY AND CODE ENFORCEMENT BY CALLING 302-227-6170.

 


 

REQUEST FOR COURT RECORDS

Requests for court records should be submitted by mail or fax to: Alderman Court 36, 105 Rodney Ave., Dewey Beach, DE 19971.  Fax (302) 227-6366. There is a $7.50 processing fee.

You must provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Case Number or Ticket Number (if you do not have, provide reason for the ticket and date issued)
  • Credit card information or a check made payable to Town of Dewey Beach for $7.50.
  • Your signature. If you do not provide a signature, your request will not be processed.
  • Address or fax number to which you would like the records to be sent.

 


 

REQUEST FOR COURT POSTPONEMENT

Requests for continuance must be submitted in writing no later than 48 hours before your scheduled hearing. Each party involved is allowed only (1) continuance.

 

 

Alderman Court 36

105 Rodney Avenue

Dewey Beach, DE  19971

302-227-6366 Fax