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New Castle County was the first European settlement in what is now Delaware. The well traveled Delaware River was an important transport channel for early colonists. The settlement of what is now Wilmington changed hands between the Swedish and Dutch several times before the English finally established permanent control over the territory in the early 1700s.
New Castle County lawyers can assist you with any legal issue you may be facing, including criminal law, personal injury law, bankruptcy, real estate, and many more.
Attorneys in New Castle County sued the state of Delaware in 2006 for access to information over the treatment of prisoners. The County was denied information related to the treatments of prisoner with HIV and AIDS in Delaware state prisons. New Castle County argued these denials violated Delaware's Freedom of Information Act which mandates the release of certain government records. The lawsuit was filed in the New Castle County Superior Court.
Courts in New Castle County are run exclusively by the state of Delaware. Your attorney in New Castle County should be familiar with the New Castle County Superior Court, as well as the New Castle County Alderman Courts which handle small misdemeanor criminal trials and traffic violations.
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