United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

In reference to the Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 ("Pact Act"):

The text of the PACT Act may be found here. The Eastern District of North Carolina has been designated as the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for cases filed pursuant to Section 804 of the Act, known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. Cases arising under this section should be filed in the correct division as provided in Local Civil Rule 40.1. If a plaintiff does not reside within the Eastern District of North Carolina, the case should be filed in the Southern Division. The Cause of Action should be 804 (Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022) and the Nature of Suit should be 360 (P.I. : Other).

By law, the clerk's office may not provide legal advice or recommend a particular attorney or law firm.

PLEASE NOTE:
April 8, 2022 - Public notice regarding reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II. for the United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina.

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The mission of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina is to support, defend and preserve the Constitution of the United States by providing an impartial forum for the just resolution of disputes. The clerk's office, as the doorway to the court, continuously strives to provide quality, courteous, and prompt service with a commitment to professionalism, teamwork and efficiency based on our belief that all people have a right to be treated with fairness and dignity. Our motto is "Service to the Public; Support to the Court."

We serve 44 North Carolina counties from Raleigh to the Atlantic coast and are under the United States Federal Court System in which both civil and criminal cases are filed. Court is held in six cities in the District: Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, and Wilmington.

Pleadings may be filed in the Office of the Clerk in Raleigh, Greenville, New Bern or Wilmington regardless of the division or judge to which the case is assigned.

For office hours and directions to specific locations, please visit our Court Locations section.

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