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Sheriff's Office

Hon. Brian E. Lewis,  - Sheriff

555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901

(302) 736-2161 / Fax: (302) 736-2164

Email:  sheriff@co.kent.de.us


Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.- Fri.


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The function of the Sheriff's Office  is to service Kent County by performing many functions for the State of Delaware Courts (Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas, District Courts and Court in Chancery) and U.S. Courts.  The Sheriff's Office serves legal notices (subpoenas, levies, summons, etc.)  Additionally, the Sheriff's Office sells real estate in accordance with the Delaware Code.


**In the event that a scheduled Sheriff Sale is canceled due to inclement weather, sales of the scheduled properties will be moved to the following month. 

Sheriff Sales Notice

All Foreclosure Sales and Monition Sales will be held at the Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE in room 203, Levy Court Chambers at 10:00 am.


The Commission rate for Sheriff Sales is 4% with a minimum cap of $500 and a maximum cap of $10,000.




Please note that the status of a property listed for sale could change up to the day of the scheduled sale date. The Kent County Sheriff's sales list is updated three times daily. The Sheriff Sale Listings will be updated at 9:30 am on the day of sale. Please be sure to check the Listing for the most current status on pending property sales.


-for general mortgage sales information - (302) 736-2161


-for tax (monitions) sales information- (302) 744-2336


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