eCourts now live in Gates County

Published 4:30 pm Friday, February 9, 2024

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GATESVILLE — eCourts is officially live in 12 additional counties, to include Gates.

Now that eCourts is live, eFiling is required for attorneys for any filings (including subsequent filings in open cases) made in Gates County as well as the other counties listed: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington.

Attorneys and individuals must register for an account to access File & Serve.

eCourts is also available in Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Mecklenburg, and Wake counties.

eFiling, also known as File & Serve, enables you to file documents electronically through a single, secure, centralized online location. It also allows you to:

Submit court documents online to the clerk’s office in eCourts counties;

Pay filing fees that are automatically calculated for you when you submit filings;

Get a file-stamped electronic copy upon the clerk’s acceptance; and

Receive filing status updates via email.

The portal allows access to court information online in eCourts counties, including:

Search case information by name, attorney, citation, and more;

Search for court dates and hearings by name, attorney, case number, and more;

View case information, records, and documents; and

Make instant online credit card transactions to pay fines and fees.

Guide & File is a free online service to help users prepare court documents to file for certain case types.

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