RALEIGH – Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has extended several existing emergency directives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The directives continue to allow increased use of technology and seek to limit foot traffic in courthouses. “The extension of these emergency directives help ensure that our court system continues to administer justice while protecting the health…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper announced new judicial appointments to serve Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, McDowell, and Rutherford counties. “These two attorneys are accomplished appointees who are bringing years of legal experience to the bench,” Gov. Cooper said. “I’m confident they will serve their districts with honor and fairness.” J. Calvin Chandler will…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has extended emergency directives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These directives postpone jury trials and prescribe social distancing measures. The Chief Justice also extended a directive allowing additional time for clerks of superior court to schedule summary ejectment proceedings. “Courthouses continue to serve the public across North Carolina,…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has issued new emergency directives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that require the wearing of face coverings inside county courthouses and planning for the resumption of jury trials.  “I have issued several emergency directives calculated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina’s communities,” said Chief Justice…

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