Establishing policies for the health, safety, and welfare of County residents; Adopting an annual budget for county government operations; Enacting plans for county growth, development, and employment.
This office serves papers for the courts and holds Sheriff's sales for non-payment of taxes, mortgage foreclosures plus all other court orders. Follow the links on the left for more information.
The Mission of the Recorder of Deeds Office is to Serve the Residents of Sussex County by correctly recording and indexing documents in a timely and efficient manner, by courteously responding to requests for help and information, by collecting and properly accounting for the appropriate fees and taxes, and by providing every employee with motivation, training, and experience.
The Register of Wills office is responsible for the efficient administration of all estates being probated in Sussex County. The Register of Wills grants authority to personal representatives to administer estates and is responsible for making sure that those administrations are carried out in compliance with Delaware Law.