The 26th Judicial District will operate under a limited court schedule, effective Monday, March 16, 2020. All court sessions for the designated courtrooms (COVID 19 Announcement 03132020) will occur for the morning (AM) sessions only. This modified schedule will be in effect for 30 days, but may be extended in whole or part if deemed necessary. Jurors that have been summoned should follow the instructions found on their jury summons. No weddings will be conducted by the Mecklenburg County Magistrates at the courthouse or at the Magistrate’s Office located at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center. The Mecklenburg County Courthouse will continue its normal hours of operation from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Clerk of Superior Court’s Office will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. but will operate with limited staff.
Under the direction of the Trial Court Administrator, the Community Access and Outreach Division focuses on three major areas:
- Public access to the courts
- Public education and outreach
- Volunteer and internship coordination
Educational program offered for children ages 14-18 who are interested in a legal career or learning more about the law.
Court College offers members of the community an up close and personal look at how the court system operates.
Anyone who wishes to observe a court in session may go to the Mecklenburg County Courthouse and watch a proceeding.
Mecklenburg County Courthouse Guided Tour Policy and Guidelines
Allows qualified undergraduate, graduate, and law students to obtain academic credit while gaining valuable experience in the workforce.
Art work at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse
Individual swearing-in ceremonies are held at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse every Monday.