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NCJ Number: 120263 Find in a Library
Title: Time Limits for Processing Court Cases in North Carolina
Author(s): W L Wallace
Corporate Author: North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 26
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Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report lists and summarizes about 100 North Carolina laws that specify time limits for a variety of court proceedings.
Abstract: The laws relate to both civil and criminal proceedings. They present time limits related to arrest and bail, initial appearances, preliminary proceedings, service of process, pleadings, motions, appeals, small claims actions, petitions, summonses, dispositional orders, extradition, and many other topics. The laws involve several kinds of conflicts in priorities, including direct conflicts involving matters required to have precedence over all other civil or criminal matters. However, whether a conflict actually occurs in a given county in a particular court at a particular time is not clear.
Main Term(s): Court case flow management
Index Term(s): North Carolina; State laws
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