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Public Records Request Form

  Please complete this form to request a copy of an existing public record. Please note, state agencies and employees are not required to create or compile a public record that does not exist. G.S 132-6.2  
 
  THE NCAOC IS NOT THE CUSTODIAN OF COURT DOCUMENTS, CASE INFORMATION, OR MARRIAGE AND BIRTH CERTIFICATES. NCAOC WILL NOT FULFILL REQUESTS FOR THESE RECORDS. NCAOC DOES NOT CONDUCT CIVIL/CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SEARCHES AND CANNOT PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON'S PRIOR CHARGES OR CONVICTIONS. FOR BACKGROUND SEARCHES, PLEASE SEE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; FOR COPIES OF COURT DOCUMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK'S OFFICE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE CASE WAS FILED; FOR COPIES OF BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES, PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE OR NC VITAL RECORDS.  
 
  * = Required Fields  

Section A - Requester Information


  * Full Legal Name of Requesting Individual
 
 
  Title within Firm or Organization, if any
 
 
  * Phone number
 
 
  Fax number
 
 
  * Email Address
 
 
  Firm or Trade Name, if any
 
 
  Mailing Street address
 
  City   State   Zip  
       
 

Section B - Records Requested

   
  Describe the record you are requesting. Please be as specific as possible and include enough details to assist the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) staff in retrieving the record(s). You must identify or describe the records with sufficient specificity to enable NCAOC to determine whether or not the NCAOC is the custodian of the record and whether there are existing records responsive to your request.
 
  THE NCAOC IS NOT THE CUSTODIAN OF COURT DOCUMENTS, CASE INFORMATION, OR MARRIAGE AND BIRTH CERTIFICATES. NCAOC WILL NOT FULFILL REQUESTS FOR THESE RECORDS. NCAOC DOES NOT CONDUCT CIVIL/CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SEARCHES AND CANNOT PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON'S PRIOR CHARGES OR CONVICTIONS. FOR BACKGROUND SEARCHES, PLEASE SEE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; FOR COPIES OF COURT DOCUMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK'S OFFICE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE CASE WAS FILED; FOR COPIES OF BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES, PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE OR NC VITAL RECORDS.
   
  * Description of the Records Requested
 
 

Section C - Receiving Record(s)

   
  Please specify the preferred method of receiving the requested record(s).
 
  * I prefer to receive the record(s):
 
   By postal mail at the mailing address above. (Charges may apply for postage.)
 
   By email at the email address above, if electronic format is available for records request is not to large for electronic transmission.
 
   In person.
 
   Electronically, if record is available in this format. (Please note NCAOC is not required to custom format requests. Additionally, there may be custom software and/or license issues may prohibit NCAOC from providing records electronically.)
 
  Have you contacted any other office or representative of the NCAOC about this request? If so, list.
  Area(s)/Persons at NCAOC contacted regarding this request:
 
 

Verification Question

 
  This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
 
 

 
  By submitting this request in any manner, I certify that the information above is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. By submitting this request in any manner, I acknowledge that I understand the submission of this request creates a public record that may be produced, if requested. By submitting this request in any manner, I acknowledge that any and all requests made may be shared with the custodian of the public record and/or any other third parties, as the NCAOC may deem reasonable. I further certify that I am requesting this information for the sole purpose of performing the responsibilities of my employment or official position in the Judicial Branch.  
 
  This request may be submitted electronically here or in one of the following manners:  
 
                                In Person:   901 Corporate Center Drive             By Mail:   PO Box 2448
                                                    Raleigh, NC 27607                                            Raleigh, NC 27602