Clerk Mediation Program

A mediation program for matters referred to mediation by clerks of superior court.


A Clerk may refer any eligible matter to mediation, including guardianship, estate, and boundary and partition disputes. Some matters are not eligible for referral, including adoptions and foreclosures.

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Clerk Mediation Brochure

Clerk mediation program certification


The Rules Implementing Mediation in Matters Before the Clerk of Superior Court were revised by the Supreme Court of North Carolina on October 6, 2011, pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-38.3B. The effective date of these Rules is April 1, 2014. The Rules provide a framework for expediting settlement of matters referred to mediation by Clerks of Superior Court.

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When two parties can’t come to an agreement on a particular conflict, a mediator can help provide assistance.


Dispute Resolution Commission
PO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602
Telephone(919) 890-1415