If you received a citation, see what options you may have, including to pay, dismiss, or reduce your ticket.
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Going to Court
If you or a family member or friend are about to go to court, let us help navigate the way through the process.
Find out what to expect when you arrive, how to conduct yourself, and what you need to do when you serve as a juror.
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Learn how to obtain a criminal background check for yourself or others.
Submit a request depending on the type of record. Options may include online, by mail, or in person.
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Learn more about North Carolina’s unified court system, cases, officials, routes of appeal, and more.