United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE: The December 2019 misdemeanor court session will be held in Courtroom 3 of the Alton Lennon Federal Building and Courthouse in Wilmington.
All other Wilmington court sessions will be held at 1003 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Please check this site for further updates: updated November 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

courthouses
VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.
Standing Orders
Bankruptcy
87-PLR-3 - In re: Local Bankruptcy Rules - 10/08/1987
84-PLR-4 - Ref. of Bankruptcy Matters to Bankruptcy Judges - 08/03/1984
Bar
18-SO-6 - IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL CIVIL, CRIMINAL, AND PATENT RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - 12/20/2018
16-SO-5 - IN RE: GUIDELINES FOR COLLECTION AND EXPENDITURE OF NON-APPROPRIATED FUNDS - 12/02/2016
03-PLR-4 - Standing Order on Bar of EDNC - 11/26/2003
Civil Justice Reform Act/ADR
95-PLR-1 - Compensation for Mediators - 07/02/2008
93-PLR-2 - Civil Justice Reform Act Adoption Order w/ Plan - 11/04/1993
Civil Miscellaneous
17-SO-1 - In Re: Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds - 03/16/2017
16-SO-2 - Application for Costs Guidelines - 03/28/2016
13-SO-2 - Amended Procedures for Commitments Under 18 U.S.C. § 4248 - 10/21/2013
11-SO-4 - Procedures for Commitments Under 18 U.S.C. § 4248 - 11/14/2011
10-SO-1 - Procedures for Commitments Under 18 U.S.C. § 4248 - 08/04/2010
87-PLR-5 - Standing Order Authorizing Rev. Officers to Make Personal Service of Process in Tax Summons Enforcement Cases - 11/19/1987
85-PLR-3 - Guidelines for Resolving Scheduling Conflicts - 07/26/1985
84-PLR-5 - Designation of Location of Marshal's Sales - 09/11/1984
CM/ECF
18-SO-5 - In re: Electronic Service of Documents Filed By Unrepresented Litigants - 11/27/2018
18-SO-3 - In re: Access to Sealed Cases and Documents in CM/ECF - 11/07/2018
06-PLR-2 - In re: Electronic Filing - 01/30/2006
Court Reporter
18-SO-2 - In re: Schedule of Transcript Fees - 04/11/2018
Criminal Justice Act
19-SO-5 - Criminal Justice Act Plan - 05/30/2019
18-SO-1 - Criminal Justice Act Plan - 04/10/2018
16-SO-3 - Criminal Justice Act Plan - 10/11/2016
15-SO-6 - CJA Panel - 12/18/2015
13-SO-01 - Criminal Justice Act Plan - 03/25/2013
08-SO-2 - Criminal Justice Act Plan - 04/16/2008
04-PLR-9 - Appointment of CJA Panel Committee - 12/22/2004
02-PLR-7 - CJA Plan - 07/10/2002
Criminal Miscellaneous
19-SO-4 - In re: Procedures for Preliminary Proceedings in Criminal Cases - 05/28/2019
17-SO-4 - In re: Interim Amendments to Local Criminal Rule 32.2 - 08/03/2017
15-SO-1 - Division Assignment of Misdemeanors and Petty Offenses - 03/23/2015
click to view - Collateral Forfeiture Schedule - 09/23/2014
13-SO-4 - Adoption of Local Criminal Rule 58.2 - 11/05/2013
07-SO-2 - Procedures for Commitments Under U.S.C. 18 §§ 4241-4246 Amended - 12/01/2009
09-SO-2 - Sealing of Plea Agreements and Substantial Assistance Motions - 08/28/2009
05-PLR-6 - In re: Chief Judge Handling Electronic Surveillance and Handling of Sealed Documents re Same - 07/27/2005
05-PLR-2 - Re: "Justice for All Act of 2004" Victims Rights - 01/19/2005
91-PLR-2 - Order Establishing Procedures for Commitment - 07/03/1991
85-PLR-3 - Guidelines for Resolving Scheduling Conflicts - 07/26/1985
General
19-SO-2 - IN RE: CONTINUED SERVICE BY THE U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE DURING A LAPSE OF FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS - 01/18/2019
19-SO-1 - IN RE: THE CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA DURING A LAPSE OF FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS - 01/04/2019
Grand Jury
85-PLR-1 - Prohibiting Disclosure of Grand Jury Testimony - 05/02/1985
Jury
17-SO-5 - Jury Plan - 06/09/2017
Prisoner Litigation
17-SO-3 - In Re: Appointment of North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services, Inc. in State Prisoner Civil Rights Cases. - 08/02/2017
14-SO-2 - In Re: Procedures for Service of Process in State Prisoner Civil Rights Cases. - 09/05/2014
11-SO-2 - Re: Filing of Proposed Budgets for State Clemency Proceedings in Capital Habeas Corpus Cases Involving Attorneys Appointed Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3599(a)(2)¹ - 10/18/2011
90-PLR-3 - In re Eastern District Prisoner Rep'n Plan (Protective Order re Confid Information) - 09/24/1990
81-PLR-3 - Order Setting Procedures for Ruling on Motions to Proceed IFP in Habeas Corpus Cases (28 U.S.C. § 2254) - 09/29/1981
66-PLR-1 - Applications for Writs of Habeas Corpus by State Prisoners - 10/05/1966
Security
06-PLR-5 - In re: Firearms Policy - 03/17/2006
05-PLR-11 - In re: Raleigh Building Security - 11/29/2005
05-PLR-7 - In re: Prohibition of Wireless Communications - 08/15/2005
Sentencing
19-SO-3 - IN RE: First Step Act of2018, (Dec. 21, 2018). - 01/25/2019
15-SO-2 - IN RE: Motions for Post-Conviction Relief Pursuant to Johnson v. United States, 576 U.S.--, 135 S.Ct. 2551 (2015) - 10/16/2015
14-SO-01 - In Re: Retroactive Application of U.S.S.G. Amendment 782 - 08/06/2014
11-SO-3 - Motions for Post-conviction Relief Pursuant to United States v. Simmons, __F.3d__(4th Cir. Aug. 17, 2011) (en banc) - 10/18/2011
11-SO-01 - Re: Petitions for Retroactive Application of November 1, 2011 Amendment to Crack Cocaine Offense Level Guidelines - 09/26/2011
08-SO-1 - Re: Petitions for Retroactive Application of 11/1/2007 Amendment to Crack Cocaine Offense Level Guidelines - 02/21/2008