General Rules of Practice for the Superior and District Courts

The General Rules of Practice are promulgated by the Supreme Court under Section 7A-34 of the General Statutes of North Carolina.

Current Codification

General Rules of Practice for the Superior and District Courts – Codified 1 January 2022

An up-to-date set of the rules codified by the Supreme Court’s Office of Administrative Counsel.

Recent Orders

Order Adopting Rule 28 of the General Rules of Practice

Adopted 14 December 2021 and effective 1 January 2022.

Order Amending Rule 6 of the General Rules of Practice

Adopted 25 August 2021 and effective 1 September 2021.

Order Amending Rules 5, 5.1, 22, and 27 of the General Rules of Practice

Adopted 21 April 2021 and effective 10 May 2021.