COVID-19: NCAOC Guidance to Court Personnel

Find NCAOC Office of General Counsel guidance to court officials concerning the court system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCAOC’s Office of General Counsel (OGC) provides legal advice and guidance to court officials around the State. OGC guidance to court officials concerning the court system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is posted below for informational purposes only. It is not intended and should not be interpreted as legal advice or guidance to parties to individual proceedings before the courts. OGC cannot give legal advice or guidance to attorneys or members of the public and cannot respond to inquiries about this guidance from anyone who is not a court official. Parties with questions about how their individual rights or obligations may be affected by the current changes to court operations pursuant to the emergency orders of the Chief Justice and any guidance posted here should consult an attorney for assistance.