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Kent County, Delaware Probate Court: Kent County Court of Chancery

Inheritance Law > US Probate Courts > Delaware > Kent County Probate Court

Population 162,310
County Seat Dover

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This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Kent County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about Delaware probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Kent County,
  • land records office locations for Kent County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Kent County, Delaware?

In the Delaware Court system, probate is handled by the "Chancery Courts"

The Chancery Court for Kent County:

NAME OF COURT:

Kent County Court of Chancery

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

302-735-2155

ADDRESS:

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

Delaware Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.nccde.org/155/Probate-Process

FORMS & FEES

STATE

Delaware Probate Forms, for use in all of Delaware

Delaware Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Kent County court

Kent County Probate Forms:

https://www.co.kent.de.us/register-of-wills-office/forms.aspx

 

Kent County PROBATE FEES:

Kent County, Delaware Probate Fees Information:

Delaware Probate Fees URL

Kent County Probate Fees Page

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.

STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://courts.delaware.gov/Help/general-faqs.stm#deeds

COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE

https://www.co.kent.de.us/recorder-of-deeds-office.aspx

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