Introduction to Holding Small Claims Court for Magistrates

    This course is sponsored by NC Administrative Office of the Courts.

    This 18-hour online seminar is designed for magistrates – whether recent Basic School graduates or experienced criminal magistrates – who are new to holding small claims court. The class will consist of 9 two-hour modules taking place over a five-day period. The sessions will consist of lecture accompanied by a variety of interactive exercises, and students will need uninterrupted online access during each session. Content will include small claims procedure, contract law, negligence, and motor vehicle liens, with emphasis on the pragmatic application of legal principles in the small claims courtroom.


    Additional information

    Attendees: NC Magistrates presently holding or preparing to hold Small Claims Court

    Credit: Magistrate CLEs and NC Bar CLEs
    General18.00 hrs
    Total18.00 hrs
    CJE18.00 hrs
    There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
    For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

    Dale Zuckert

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

    Jessica Schoonmaker

    Program Manager, Courts Group
    Donna Lewandowski
    Teaching Associate Professor of Public Law and Government