Clerk Mediation Program
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.
The Rules Implementing Mediation in Matters Before the Clerk of Superior Court were enacted pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-38.3B. to provide a framework for expediting settlement of matters referred to mediation by Clerks of Superior Court. The Clerk Rules were amended on August 25, 2021, with an effective date of October 1, 2021.
- AOC-G-300 - Motion For An Order To Mediate Matter Before The Clerk
- AOC-G-301 - Order Regarding Mediation In Matters Before Clerk Of Superior Court
- AOC-G-302 - Designation Of Mediator In Matter Before Clerk Of Superior Court
- AOC-G-303 - Report Of Mediator In Clerk Program Mediation
- AOC-G-304 - Order For Apportionment of Mediator Fee in Matters Before the Clerk of Superior Court
- AOC-G-305 - Motion And Order For Show Cause
- AOC-G-306T - Petition And Order For Relief From Obligation To Pay All Or Part Of Mediator's Fee In Clerk Mediation Program
- AOC-G-307 - Order Of Contempt For Non-Payment Of Mediator's Fees
- AOC-DRC-05 - Dispute Resolution Commission Complaint Form
- AOC-DRC-10 - Application For Certification To Conduct Guardianship And Estate Mediations
- AOC-DRC-20 - Notice Of Withdrawal/Disqualification Of Mediator And Order For Substitution Of Mediator
Find a Mediator
When two parties can’t come to an agreement on a particular conflict, a mediator can help provide assistance.
The Commission certifies mediators serving four court-based mediation programs.
Dispute Resolution Commission
PO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602