United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE: The Wilmington office of the Clerk of Court is temporarily located at 1717 Shipyard Blvd, Suite 200, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Wilmington court sessions are in Courtroom 3 of the Alton Lennon Federal Building and Courthouse in Wilmington.
Please check this site for further updates: updated September 13, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

courthouses
VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.
Rules Archive

Local Admiralty Rules

  • Rules Effective December 2016 (pdf)
  • Rules Effective August 2013 (pdf)

Local Civil Rules

  • Rules Effective December 2017 (pdf)
  • Rules Effective December 2016 (pdf)
  • Rules Effective December 2015 (pdf)

Local Criminal Rules

  • Effective December 2017 (pdf)
  • Effective August 2017 (pdf)
  • Effective December 2016 (pdf)
  • Effective December 2015 (pdf)

Local Patent Rules

  • Effective December 2017 (pdf)
  • Effective December 2016 (pdf)
  • Effective August 2013 (pdf)