The North Carolina Business Court is a specialized forum of the superior court division. Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in our state are assigned by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina to a special superior court judge for complex business cases who oversees resolution of all matters in the case through trial.
Established in 1996, the Business Court has locations in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem.
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Amended North Carolina Business Court Rules, effective July 1, 2022
To All Counsel and Unrepresented Parties in Pending Business Court Actions:
By Order dated June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of North Carolina has approved amendments to the North Carolina Business Court Rules (“Amended Rules”).
THE AMENDED RULES ARE EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 1, 2022 AND APPLY TO ALL CASES BEFORE THE BUSINESS COURT PENDING ON OR AFTER THAT DATE.
Counsel and pro se parties in pending cases should carefully review the Supreme Court's order, which may be accessed at North Carolina Business Court Rules.
The Amended Rules do not alter or modify case management orders in pending cases in the event those orders conflict with the Amended Rules.
Louis A. Bledsoe, III
Chief Business Court Judge
North Carolina Business Court Email Alerts for Opinions and Orders of Significance
You may sign up to receive email alerts announcing the publication of the North Carolina Business Court’s Orders and Opinions and Orders of Significance on this page below.
AMENDED ORDER AND OPINION ON ALL DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS AND PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO AMEND
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS [PUBLIC]
ORDER AND OPINON ON PARTIAL MOTION TO DISMISS COUNTERCLAIMS
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS AMENDED COMPLAINT
Recent Orders of Significance
ORDER ON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AS TO DEFENDANT KYLE CHAPMAN
ORDER AWARDING EXPENSES AND ATTORNEYS' FEES
ORDER ON MOTION TO STAY AND RELATED DISCOVERY MOTIONS
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF PRETRIAL HEARING AND JURY TRIAL, SCHEDULING ORDER, AND NOTICE OF HEARING (OLD BATTLEGROUND v. CCSEA)
AMENDED ORDER ON PLAINTIFF TOTAL MERCHANT SERVICES' MOTION TO DISMISS COUNTERCLAIMS AND FOR FEES AND AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
This service allows you to electronically file to an existing case, request an e-filing account, or recover your username or password for an existing account.
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Concise reference guide for the eFiling process, including answers to frequently-asked questions.
Alpine Case Management System (requires employee login).
Court Review application (requires employee login).
For general inquiries please direct your attention to:
Thomas W. Estes, Senior Court Coordinator
The Business Court has four locations. Find contact info for each.
For case-specific inquiries, please contact the chambers of the assigned judge. Case assignments may be found on the Court’s public docket.
For eFiling technical and after-hours support, please contact the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) Help Desk at (919) 890-2407. Please request that your ticket be directed to the eFiling development team.