Clerk of Court

Civil Division

Civil Division
The Civil Division of the Edgecombe County Clerk’s office is located on the 1st floor of the Edgecombe County Courthouse. You may call our office at 252-824-3200

The Civil Division handles:

  • Superior Court matters involving lawsuits over $10,000.
  • District Court matters involving lawsuits under $10,000.
  • Small Claims matters under $5,000.
    Landlord tenant disputes/summary ejectment
    Claims for monies owed
  • Domestic Relations lawsuits:
    Child Support
    Domestic Violence
    Custody, Equitable Distribution of Property, Alimony
    Absolute Divorce based on a one year separation
  • Claims of Lien
  • Civil Judgments
  • Upset Bids on Tax Delinquent Properties
  • Deposits of Disputed Ernest Money in Real Estate Transactions
You will also find in the Civil Division

  • Public Access computer terminals to access VCAP (civil case court database)
  • Cashier full time at front counter
For more information, please visit Administrative Office of the Courts Frequently Asked Questions.
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