Dispute Resolution Commission

Charged with certifying and regulating mediators who serve North Carolina's courts.

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    • Mediated Settlement Conferences in Superior Court
    • Family Financial Settlement Conferences in District Court
    • Clerk Programs through the Clerk of Superior Court
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Other Mediation and other forms of dispute resolution operate both within and without the courts.

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When two parties can’t come to an agreement on a particular conflict, a mediator can help provide assistance.

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Explore the Mediated Settlement Conference, Family Financial Settlement, Clerk Mediation, District Criminal Court Mediation, and Pre-litigation Farm Nuisance programs.


The North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission was established in October of 1995, pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-38.2. The Commission is charged primarily with certifying and regulating private mediators who serve the courts of this State. The Commission also recommends policy, rules, and rule revisions relating to dispute resolution in North Carolina's courts; provides support to court-based mediation programs; certifies mediation training programs; serves as a clearinghouse for information about court-based mediation programs; assists other State agencies interested in or providing dispute resolution services to their constituencies; publishes a newsletter, and maintains this website.

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Telephone(919) 890-1415Fax(919) 890-1935EmailDRCMediators@nccourts.org

Mailing addressN.C. Dispute Resolution Commission
PO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602

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