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Judicial Services Division

 

 

Captain M.W. Vincent -

Division Commander

 

Lieutenant B.D. Blackmon -

Assistant Division Commander

 

 

    910-798-4570 Main

910-342-2564 FAX

 

 
 

The Judicial Services Division offices are primarily located throughout the New Hanover County Judicial Building located at 316 Princess Street in downtown Wilmington. They also have several satellite offices located in other areas of the county. Judicial Services consists of approximately 85 employees (sworn and civilian) and is divided into three Sections:

The Administrator of this Division is Major L. Ruefle.  The day-to-day operations of the Judicial Services Division are directly coordinated by the Division Commander, Captain M.W. Vincent. The Assistant Division Commander, Lieutenant B. D. Blackmon provides administrative support to Capt. Vincent and serves as the Division Commander in the absence of the Captain.   Star McKoy serves as the Sheriff’s Office Court Liaison.  Each Section has a Supervising Lieutenant who is directly responsible in overseeing the employees working in their area.  

 

2012 Civil Process

    

Type of Process

Received

2011

Received

2012

Received

2011

Received

2012

Civil Summons

3,549

2,865

2,883

2,350

Civil Summons (Child Custody Orders)

20

18

18

18

Civil Summons (Claim and Delivery)

10

4

4

5

Civil Summons (Interrogatories)

3

2

3

2

Civil Summons (No Contact Orders)

201

182

180

150

Civil Summons (Orders of Attachment )

3

3

3

3

Civil Summons (Ex-Parte/Restraint Orders/

                            Temp Res. Order)

806

793

716

690

Miscellaneous Judgment Orders

2

2

2

1

Juvenile Summons

488

572

378

433

Letters

55

46

48

41

Magistrate Summons (including summary

                                        ejectments)

5,735

5,368

5,461

5,128

Motions

192

99

151

86

Notice

427

395

366

325

Notice of Foreclosure

4,900

4,202

4,704

3,953

Notice of Incompetence Hearing

68

78

64

73

Notice of Rights

1,646

1,703

1,283

1,381

Order to File

52

344

38

246

Order to Show Cause

2,184

2,497

1,456

1,734

Orders

32

24

25

14

Special Proceedings Summons

64

67

44

54

Subpoenas

753

654

577

526

Tax Warrant (controlled Substance Collection)

1

132

1

99

Writ of Executions (Civil Judgment)

1,348

1,415

236

188

Writ of Personal Property

53

45

10

1

Writ of Real Property

1,467

1,420

1,185

1,129

Total

24,059

22,930

19,836

18,630

 

 

Important Phone Numbers

Front

Desk/Records/Civil

(910) 798-4200

Safety/Security

(910) 798-4560

Bailiff's (910) 798-4576
Administrative (910) 798-4570
Division Fax (910) 342-2564