Delaware

WELCOME TO EFILING & ESERVICE FOR DELAWARE

To access the page for your Court, click on “Available Courts” from the menu on the right.

File & ServeXpress puts all the tools you need at your fingertips. Our system is also backed by customer service and technical support 24/7, 365 days a year.

eFiling with File & ServeXpress is a painless and efficient process. To get started and take advantage of File & Serve E-Service, please check out our training video and/or click on the getting started link below. If you would like to e-File call our customer support number to get set up.

Getting started

Registering for both File & Serve Delaware and File & ServeXpress is easy. Simply provide a little information about your organization and add any users who will need to file and/or access documents in a case. Registration is free. There is no charge to set up an account or to add users.

Step 1: Register

Registering for both File & Serve Delaware and File & ServeXpress is easy. Simply provide a little information about your organization and add any users who will need to file and/or access documents in a case. Registration is free. There is no charge to set up an account or to add users. 
 
 
 

Step 2: Learn

Learn the step-by-step process of eFiling & eServing, and view the actual screens you will see when you create a transaction. You will even get tips and tricks provided straight from the court.

Step 3: Login

Have a Question? Get in touch with one of our eFiling specialists to help jumpstart your process.

Training

File & ServeXpress is dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources that you need to use our products efficiently and effectively. Our team of seasoned training professionals not only know our products, but are experienced at working with law firms to help them get the most out of their functionality. This understanding coupled with experience is used in the development of our extensive range of resources.

Please make sure you visit our page often to see if there are new video tutorials, user guides, frequently asked questions, and on-demand webinars.

if you have any additional questions or need additional support, you can contact File & ServeXpress Client Support at 1.888.529.7587, or email them at support@fileandserve.com. You can also email the File & ServeXpress training team at fileandservetraining@fileandserve.com.

Visit our Video Library under our Resources page.

File & Serve Delaware user guides are step-by-step manuals for using the features of the File & Serve Delaware system. In addition to step-by-step instructions, each user guide contains screenshots and background information to help you complete your tasks. To open a guide, click on the name from the menu below. All guides are available in .pdf format.

Select the File & Serve Delaware User Guide you wish to access from the list below:

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File & ServeXpress User Guides are step-by-step manuals for using the features of the File & ServeXpress system. In addition to step-by-step instructions, each User Guide contains screenshots and background information to help you complete your tasks. To open a guide, click on the name from the menu below. All guides are available in .pdf format.

For Court of Common Pleas, please refer to our File & Serve Delaware How to Guides in the tab above.

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Which DE courts use the File & Serve Delaware system for eFiling and eService?

Only the Court of Common Pleas uses File & serve Delaware. Superior Court, Court of Chancery, Supreme Court, and the Register of Wills all use File & ServeXpress.

How do I register a File & Serve Delaware Account?
Go to https://www.fileandservedelaware.com/ and click on the “Register” link below the “Login” button. This will take you to the registration page where you can choose the type of account you want to register and follow the steps to create your account. Note that there is an option to join an existing account. You will need to obtain your organization identification number from your account administrator to complete this option.

Available Courts

File & ServeXpress - Delaware Courts

Electronic Filing & Service

Enabled Case Types

  • All CA Case Types
  • All CM Case Types
  • All Guardianship & Trust Case Types

Recent Amendments
The Court of Chancery has made amendments to Rule 3(bb). These changes will go into effect on August 15, 2018.

In an effort to streamline procedures to further protect people with disabilities, several amendments to the guardianship rules have been amended, effective July 1, 2018.

For more information, please refer to the Court of Chancery Rules.

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Filing & Service deadline: 5:00 PM ET, with the exception of expedited matters. Refer to Rule 79.2 for further information
  • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges
  • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes
  • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes
  • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes
  • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile

Special Instructions

View the Court of Chancery website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions http://courts.delaware.gov/Chancery/

Electronic Filing & Service

Enabled Case Types

  • All Civil Complaint Cases, Mortgage and Mechanics Liens
  • Asbestos, Mass Tort and Coverage Cases
  • Judgment Cases

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges
  • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes
  • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes, when applicable
  • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes
  • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.

Special Instructions

View the Superior Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions: http://courts.delaware.gov/superior/

Electronic Filing & Service

Enabled Case Types

  • Civil Appeal
  • Criminal and Family Appeals (effective December 4, 2006)

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Filing deadline: 5:00 PM ET
  • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe)
  • Non-subscriber service: U.S. Mail
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges
  • Multi-Case filing permitted: Yes
  • Automated Payment of Statutory Fees: Yes
    Service deadline: 11:59 PM ET

Special Instructions

View the Supreme Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions http://courts.delaware.gov/supreme/

Electronic Filing & Service

Enabled Case Types

  • Estate
  • Litigation
  • Sealed Wills with No CDC

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes
  • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Multi-case filing permitted: No
  • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes
  • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile
  • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.

Special Instructions

View the New Castle County Register of Wills Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions: http://www2.nccde.org/wills/default.aspx

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Enabled Case Types

  • Estate
  • Litigation

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes
  • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Multi-case filing permitted: No
  • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes
  • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile
  • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges

View the Kent County Register of Wills Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions: http://co.kent.de.us/register-of-wills-office.aspx

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Enabled Case Types

  • Estate
  • Litigation

Rules and Orders

eFiling and eService procedures

  • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes
  • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Multi-case filing permitted: No
  • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes
  • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile
  • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET
  • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney
  • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges

Special Instructions

View the Sussex County Register of Wills Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions http://www.sussexcountyde.gov/register-wills

File & Serve Delaware - Courts

View the Justice of the Peace website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions: http://courts.delaware.gov/jpcourt/

View the Family Court website for further details regarding rules, forms, and other instructions: http://courts.delaware.gov/family/