News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 2013-08-14


The Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr., Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of...

Fri, 2013-04-19

Notice of Increase Fees for Filing New Civil Actions

At its September 2012 session, the Judicial Conference approved an amendent to the Distrct Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule to add $...

Fri, 2013-04-12

Please review the new video that explains the new process of Sealed Events.  Please contact the Clerk's Office for any questions.

Thu, 2013-03-28

The Clerk's Office has developed guidelines for filing Bill of Costs with the Court.  Although the ...

Tue, 2013-01-15

Please note that the January 23, 2013 Attorney Admission date for Durham has been REMOVED.  Please review the page for other available dates.

Fri, 2013-01-11


Please note that effective immediately attorneys licensed to practice in the Middle District of North Carolina can request authorization to bring cell phones, laptops, tablets or other electronic devices to the courthouses pursuant to ...

Mon, 2012-12-17

The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina is pleased to announce that Joe L. Webster has been appointed by the Court as United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina....

Mon, 2012-07-02


Effective July 2, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit amended their local rules to require that counsel file the appeal appendix in electronic form.  The...

Tue, 2012-05-22

Effective June 1, 2012, the fee for document exemplification will increase from $18 to $21.  Please refer to the Fee Chart for further information on all Court Fees.

Mon, 2012-05-14

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