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Online North Carolina Legal Forms for Self-Represented Persons

Forms for North Carolina State Courts

State Court Forms

The North Carolina Court System makes available many forms used in the North Carolina courts, including criminal and civil case forms, juvenile case forms, estate and probate forms, small claims court forms, and many others. Many are available in Spanish, and some in other languages, as well.

Complete index of all forms, updated July-December, 2018

Search by keyword, NCAOC Form Number, or General Statute. Filter by subject and language.

For title word searches use the Title box. For example, to find forms related to child support type the word “support” in the Title box and click Search. Some other typical searches might be "custody" for searches related to child custody forms, and "violence" for forms that deal with domestic violence orders.

State Court Forms in Local Counties

Some counties have forms approved specifically for use in the state courts of those counties. Approved forms for some nearby counties include the following:

Wake County

File It Yourself Domestic Packets      

Wake County courts have a series of form packets intended for people representing themselves in child custody matters before a Family Court judge. The packets, which include instructions for completing the forms, cover the following issues:

Child Custody/Visitation

Modification of Child Custody or Visitation

Motion for Order to Show Cause

Registration of Foreign Child Custody Order

Expedited Enforcement of Foreign

Child Custody Order

Wake County Local Rules and Local Forms

Durham County

Pro Se Absolute Divorce Packet

Durham County courts offer a form packet for people representing themselves in divorce proceedings. The webpage also includes information about monthly free workshops to help users fill out the forms.

Durham County Local Rules and Local Forms