North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure

The Rules of Appellate Procedure are promulgated by the Supreme Court under Article IV, Section 13(2) of the Constitution of North Carolina.

Current Codification

North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure – Codified 11 September 2019

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

Recent Orders

Order Amending Rules 3.1 and 33.1

Adopted 4 September 2019 and effective 11 September 2019.

Order Amending Rules 3, 3.1, 4, 9, 11, 12, 13, 18, 26, 28, 30, 37, 41, 42, and Appendixes A, B, and D

Adopted 19 December 2018 and effective 1 January 2019.