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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.

 

Functions

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

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Mission Statement:

 

It shall be the mission of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office to provide proficient professional services with a commitment to partnering with the State of Delaware and U.S District Courts through serving legal notices when prompted to do so by court order. This will be done in strict compliance and in accordance with the  Delaware Code through Honest, Ethical and Professional Services to the Community it Serves. The Sheriff’s Office is devoted to our profession and strive to maintain the highest level of public trust while developing our organization to meet the present and future needs of our diverse community.

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.

 

**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. 

 

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

 

ALL CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO: KENT COUNTY SHERIFF

 

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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