Legal Information: Delaware

Know the Laws - By State

Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.

Information about civil protection orders and moving with a protection order.

Information about custody in Delaware.

Information about kidnapping and emergency custody.

General information about divorce in Delaware.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Delaware and victim assistance programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.