Estates: Drafting Orders for Clerks

This course is offered through the UNC School of Government North Carolina Judicial College and is available to both clerks and assistant clerks of superior court. It is intended for clerks and assistant clerks who have some experience presiding over hearings.  It will cover issues related to drafting orders where the clerk is the presiding judicial official and there is no N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts form order applicable to the proceeding. It will largely focus on drafting orders in estate, trust, and power of attorney proceedings. 

The course will cover topics such as appellate standards of review, components of an order, evidence, making findings of fact and conclusions of law, attorney drafted orders, and entry of an order. 

This course is limited in attendance and is by application only.

General8.00 hrs
Ethics1.00 hrs
Total9.00 hrs
There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
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Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Kayla Fowler

Program Manager, Courts Group
Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Associate Professor of Public Law and Government