Civil Division

The Civil Division of the Edgecombe County Clerk’s office is located on the 1st floor of the Edgecombe County Courthouse. You may call our office at 252-824-3200

The Civil Division handles:

  • Superior Court matters involving lawsuits over $10,000.
  • District Court matters involving lawsuits under $10,000.
  • Small Claims matters under $5,000.
    Landlord tenant disputes/summary ejectment
    Claims for monies owed
  • Domestic Relations lawsuits:
    Child Support
    Domestic Violence
    Custody, Equitable Distribution of Property, Alimony
    Absolute Divorce based on a one year separation
  • Claims of Lien
  • Civil Judgments
  • Upset Bids on Tax Delinquent Properties
  • Deposits of Disputed Ernest Money in Real Estate Transactions
You will also find in the Civil Division

  • Public Access computer terminals to access VCAP (civil case court database)
  • Cashier full time at front counter
For more information, please visit Administrative Office of the Courts Frequently Asked Questions.