Pre-litigation Farm Nuisance Program

Designed to encourage and promote early resolution of disputes alleging the existence of an agricultural nuisance.

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The statewide Pre-litigation Farm Nuisance Mediation Program was established by N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-38.3 on October 1, 1995. The statute is designed to encourage and promote early resolution of disputes alleging the existence of an agricultural nuisance. The statute defines an agricultural nuisance as farming or livestock raising activity that is injurious to health, indecent, offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property.

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Program Rules

Following are Rules adopted by the Supreme Court Implementing the Pre-litigation Farm Nuisance Mediation Program. These Rules are adopted pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-38.3.

Disclaimer: While every effort was made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the rules available on the DRC/NC Courts website, the Dispute Resolution Commission/Administrative Office of the Courts is not responsible for any errors or omissions which may occur in these rules. See the General Statues of North Carolina, Rules volume.

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

Contact

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