Access and Visitation Program
A resource for non-custodial parents who seek access to and visitation with their children.
Child Custody and Visitation Mediation Program
Mediation helps reduce the stress of conflict and keeps parents focused on the best interest of children.
Clerk Mediation Program
A mediation program for matters referred to mediation by clerks of superior court.
Arbitration is intended to be a quick, inexpensive alternative to a lengthy trial before a judge.
The North Carolina Judicial Branch is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities have equal access to all court functions.
District Criminal Court Mediation Program
Dedicated to the peaceful resolution of conflict in North Carolina’s communities.
Domestic Violence Program
Develops statewide best practices for handling domestic violence cases.
Family court facilitates more timely, consistent, and thoughtful outcomes to a family's legal issues.
Family Financial Settlement Program
Established to assist separating couples in resolving financial disputes.
Guardian ad Litem
A Child's Advocate in Court
Human Trafficking Program
Providing training, technical assistance, and research on human trafficking for court personnel.
Judicial Fellows provide independent, confidential, and timely legal services for the judges.
Juvenile Court Improvement Program
A federally funded program to improve court practice in child abuse, neglect, and dependency cases.
Mediated Settlement Conference Program
Designed to offer parties, with the help of their attorneys and a mediator, an opportunity and the support they need to settle their cases.
Office of Language Access Services
Committed to removing barriers that hinder equal access to justice by individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP).
Pre-litigation Farm Nuisance Program
Designed to encourage and promote early resolution of disputes alleging the existence of an agricultural nuisance.
Learn more about specialty courts designed to help in cases involving chemically dependent offenders.
School Justice Partnership
A program focused on keeping kids in school and out of court.
Court Programs Fact Sheet
Annual fact sheet on North Carolina’s Court Programs.