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

Program Rules

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.

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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