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 designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina as complex business cases for assignment to a Business Court judge 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.
BRAKEBUSH BROS., INC. v. CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S OF LONDON - NOVAE 2007 SYNDICATE SUBSCRIBING TO POL'Y NO. 93PRX17F157, 2022 NCBC 77
ORDER AND OPINION ON PLAINTIFF BRAKEBUSH BROTHERS, INC.'S MOTION TO DISMISS DEFENDANTS' AMENDED COUNTERCLAIMS AND PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO STRIKE DEFENDANTS' AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES
ORDER AND OPINION ON IOMAXIS DEFENDANTS' CONSOLIDATED MOTION TO DISMISS THE TRUST'S FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT
ORDER AND OPINION ON MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND RENEWED MOTION TO DISSOLVE PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS
ORDER AND OPINION ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT
Recent Orders of Significance
ORDER ON DESIGNATION
ORDER ON DESIGNATION
ORDER ON OBJECTION TO PROPOSED PAYMENT OF CLAIM
ORDER GRANTING UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
ORDER ON PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DESIGNATION TO BUSINESS COURT
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.