Once eCourts is live, eFiling will be required for attorneys for any new filings (including subsequent filings in open cases).
The Honorable Catawba County Clerk of Superior Court Kim Sigmon was installed as the new president.
Almost half of NC counties are considered "legal deserts," which is defined as having fewer than one attorney per 1,000 residents.
Adjustments to courthouse operations will begin the weeks prior to October 9 to support the transition to eCourts.
Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Heath Nance to serve as district court judge in Judicial District 13 (Bladen, Brunswick, and Columbus).
Self-Representation Packet Now Available for Self-Represented Litigants Appearing Before the Supreme Court of North Carolina
The document aims to help explain the appellate court system to people who are not represented by an attorney.
McMillan candidly shares his story and the wisdom he gained over his 50 years in the practice of law.
Governor Roy Cooper announced two judicial appointments: Judge Allison Riggs to Supreme Court and Carolyn Thompson to Court of Appeals.
NCAOC has scheduled virtual training sessions for attorneys and various judicial partners. Register for a session. Additional dates added.
Strategies implemented since 2021 have reduced pending cases by 25% compared with the backlog at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
eFiling is Coming to Mecklenburg County Courts: Training Dates Announced for Attorneys and Judicial Partners
Training sessions will be offered for civil and criminal. Register for a session. Additional virtual dates added.
The Mecklenburg County courts' transition to the Odyssey / Enterprise Justice platform, commonly known as eCourts, is the second track.
A panel of three superior court judges will be appointed to hear the case in Robeson County.
Drennan served as NCAOC Director and is a retired professor from the University of North Carolina School of Government.
Mecklenburg County residents are receiving jury service scam phone calls from someone posing as law enforcement.
Person County court officials have received phone calls from the public who have received emails from someone posing as a court official.
Brunswick County is just one of 37 counties that operate 71 Recovery Courts across North Carolina.
Attorneys may update their profile at portal.ncbar.gov to include a mailing address, phone number, and email to be used for Rule 5 service.
This award recognizes exemplary service to the family treatment court field.
Governor Cooper has appointed Kendra Montgomery-Blinn to serve as district court judge in Durham County.