Documents & Records
Thousands of citizens use the court system
each year to obtain copies of court documents. The following instructions
provide information on obtaining these court documents by mail.
Copies of court documents can be obtained in
person or by mail.
Step 1. Copies of court documents are
charged by the page. Therefore, you must call the Clerk’s Office (910)
475-3000 to determine the costs for the copies you are requesting.
Criminal Division (Room 112): Traffic citations,
infractions, misdemeanor and felony records.
Civil Division or Domestic Division (Room 107): Child custody and support
orders, divorce orders, civil judgments, small claims judgments
Estates Division (Room 104): Wills, probate, and
To expedite your
request, skip Step 1 and proceed to Step 2. When mailing your request
enclose payment of $5.00. Most copy charges will not exceed that
amount. (See “Payments” below)
Step 2. Thereafter you must mail your
request along with payment to this office.
Provide your name, address, the court file
number, or citation number if known in your written request. Include
information that will identify the document(s) you are requesting along
with the costs for the documents.
Payments: Must be made by certified check or money order. The
court does not accept personal checks. Checks are made payable to the
Clerk of Superior Court.
Step 3. Mail to the Clerk of Court’s
Office, P.O. Box 363,
28302. Indicate the appropriate division of
the Clerk’s Office on the outside of the envelope, if know. (example: Attention: Criminal Division)
and include your return address.
IN PERSON: [Location &
Hours] Come to Clerk of Superior Court’s Office during normal
office hours to obtain copies of
documents. See Step 1. above to
determine the correct room number for the appropriate division.