North Carolina

Effective Date: N/A
State:
North Carolina
Court Type: Appellate
Implementing Authority: N/A
Status: N/A
Time Standards:

North Carolina has not adopted case processing time standards in the appellate court system.

  North Carolina's Court Performance Management System (click "Information" and then click "Time Guidelines")

Effective Date: 1996
State:
North Carolina
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Civil
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: District:

General:
(filing to disposition)
90% within 365 days
98% within 545 days
100% within 730 days

Small Claims:
(filing to disposition)
75% within 30 days
100% within 120 days

Superior:

General:
(filing to disposition)
90% within 365 days
98% within 545 days
100% within 730 days
  14th Judicial District CourTools Measure 3: Time to Disposition

Effective Date: 1996
State:
North Carolina
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Criminal
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: District:

Criminal Non-Motor Vehicle:
(filing to disposition)
75% within 60 days
90% within 90 days
98% within 120 days
100% within 365 days

Criminal Motor Vehicle:
(filing to disposition)
75% within 60 days
90% within 120 days
100% within 180 days

Infractions:
(filing to disposition)
75% within 60 days
90% within 120 days
100% within 180 days

Felonies:
(filing to disposition)
100% within 90 days

Superior:

Non-Capital Felonies:
(filing to disposition)
50% within 120 days
75% within 180 days
90% within 365 days
100% within 545 days

Misdemeanors:
(filing to disposition)
50% within 120 days
75% within 180 days
90% within 365 days
100% within 545 days

Misdemeanor Appeals:
(date of transfer to Supreme Court to disposition)
100% within 180 days
 

Effective Date: 1996
State:
North Carolina
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Domestic
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: General:
(filing to disposition)
75% within 90 days
90% within 180 days
100% within 545 days
 

Effective Date: N/A
State:
North Carolina
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Probate
Implementing Authority: N/A
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards:

Case processing time standards for estates are under development for the superior court system.

 

Monitoring Information: None.
Notes: None.