Effective November 18, 2015, then Wake County Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Donald W. Stephens and Wake County Trial Court Administrator Kellie Z. Myers adopted new Wake County Local Rules for Civil Cases here in the 10th Judicial District.
New Provisions in the Wake County Local Rules
The current local rules include new provisions for
- Discovery and allows service for Discovery requests and responses electronically
- Calendaring including a new form for Motion and Order to Continue Civil Superior Court cases.
- Amendments to Local Forms 1 through 5.
- Addition of Local Form 6.
The new Wake County Local Rules also now address condemnation cases and include new requirements that for status reports that eminent domain attorneys in Raleigh and Wake County will have to submit to the Wake County TCA.
We have made the New Wake County Local Rules Searchable
The new rules are, of course, available on the North Carolina AOC's official website. That PDF file, however, is NOT searchable.
So, to help our existing and potential co-counsel, including out-of-state attorneys and pro hac vice attorneys in Raleigh and Wake County business litigation, we have uploaded our own, searchable version of the new Wake County Local Rules. It is the same as the current official version as of this writing, but we have run it through our Optical Character Recognition program to make it searchable.
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If you would like to download a free copy of the searchable version of the new Wake County Local Rules, you should fill out the form below. Just enter you email address, and we will automatically send you an email with a link to the file.
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