Find Your North Carolina Court Date

Easily lookup you NC court dates by name in North Carolina for Criminal and Civil Cases in District and Superior Courts.

To find your court date by name, select your county*

* All counties are available.

What is Court Dates North Carolina (NC)?

Court Dates by Name ResultsWe launched Court Dates North Carolina (NC) to aid the public to easily answer queries like "When is my Court Date?", "NC Court Dates" and "NC Court Dates by name."

With the implementation of Tyler Technologies Odyssey eCourts in the North Carolina Court System, finding your NC court date has become more difficult. This difficulty includes searching court calendars in muliple PDFs, which can be thousands of pages in size.

Court Dates North Carolina (NC) allows you to lookup Court Dates by name and get your specific court date in the county of your case.

The results will be a optimized PDF of ONLY your court dates with your name highlighted and the what court, date, time and courtroom your case will be held.

Results PDF example - Court Dates by Name Example PDF.

I missed my court date? What do I do?

First, search for your court date by name and verify when your court date.

If you've missed your court date, don't stress out. Take action by contacting the court clerk's office in the county where you missed your appearance. They can guide you through the process of rescheduling your case. It's also a good idea to reach out to your attorney if you have one.

But remember, missing court can have serious consequences. You could face additional fees and even a warrant for your arrest. For traffic offenses, your driver's license might be revoked, and you could incur extra fees to reinstate it. Plus, any bail you posted could be forfeited.

To navigate these tricky waters and understand your rights, consider consulting a knowledgeable attorney. They can provide guidance tailored to your situation and help you take the next steps. Don't let a missed court date cause further complications—act promptly to address the issue.

Find Your Court Date FAQs

We hope you have found an answer to your question about easily finding your court date with the North Carolina Court System. If you need any help, please contact us via email.

You can search courts dates in all NC counties, but the counties below is using the new system that will provide you more accurate information. The other counties are using the legacy court date system.

The current list of Counties using new system are:

  • Alamance
  • Beaufort
  • Camden
  • Chatham
  • Chowan
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Durham
  • Franklin
  • Gates
  • Granville
  • Guilford
  • Harnett
  • Hyde
  • Johnston
  • Lee
  • Martin
  • Mecklenburg
  • Orange
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans
  • Tyrrell
  • Vance
  • Wake
  • Warren
  • Washington

  • Traffic Ticket / Infraction - Select District Court Type and Criminal Case Type.
  • Misdemeanors - Select District Court Type and Criminal Case Type.
  • Infractions (non-jury) - Select District Court Type and Criminal Case Type.
  • All felony criminal cases - Select Superior Court Type and Criminal Case Type.
  • Misdemeanor and infraction appeals from the district court - Select Superior Court Type and Criminal Case Type.
  • Divorce - Select District Court Type and Civil Case Type.
  • Child Custody - Select District Court Type and Civil Case Type.
  • Child Support - Select District Court Type and Civil Case Type.
  • Civil Cases involving less than $25,000 - Select District Court Type and Civil Case Type.
  • Civil cases involving more than $25,000 - Select Superior Court Type and Civil Case Type.

The court terminology we use are:

Who are you?:

  • Plantiff is a person who files a lawsuit.
  • Defendant is a person that a lawsuit is filed against.

Court Types:

  • District courts hold trials and select juries to figure out what really happened in certain cases. They deal with important, yet less severe crimes, and civil disputes ranging from $10,000 to $25,000.
  • Superior courts hear cases involving felony crimes, civil cases involving $25,000 or more, and appeals from district courts.

Case Types:

  • Criminal Cases is when someone is accused by the government of breaking the law, it becomes a criminal case. These cases can vary widely, from small violations where the person might just have to pay a fine, to serious felonies where the person could end up serving a year or more in prison.
  • Civil Cases is when someone asks the court to protect their private rights or to get a civil solution. This happens when one person sues another, either for money or to get a court order against them. Examples of civil cases include family matters, contract disagreements, and personal injury claims.

The results of your court date lookup by name is a custom PDF highlighting your search (name) and showing:

  • County
  • Court Date and Time
  • Courtroom Location

The PDF will only have the pages that found your name making it simple to review and print.