Chief Justice Beasley's Order: Court Proceedings & Re-opening NC Courts

AANC News,

Following the announcement of Executive Order 141 by Governor Cooper, Chief justice Beasley issued an Order regarding court proceedings and the anticipated re-opening of North Carolina courts on June 1. On May 21, The orders extended some filing deadlines for filings submitted via mail and postponed jury trials. All deadlines that were extended to June 1 will not be extended any further except for criminal matters. Summary ejectment and eviction hearings, will resume June 1 while adhering to social distancing practices and relying heavily on local court officials as they make decisions to put the cases back on the calendar.

To see the Chief Justice remarks click here.