Clerk's Abbreviations - Civil

Code Guide

NC court records often contain abbreviated codes. This list contains descriptions of the codes most commonly used by the clerks of court.

Case Types

CR CRIMINAL DISTRICT
CRS CRIMINAL SUPERIOR
CVD CIVIL DISTRICT
CVM CIVIL MAGISTRATE
CVS CIVIL SUPERIOR
E ESTATE
EO ESTATE OTHER
J JUVENILE
M MISCELLANEOUS
R REGISTRATION
SP SPECIAL PROCEEDING

Issue Roles

A AGAINST
B BY

Order Results

CS CLOSED STATUS
DN DENIED
GW GRANTED IN WHOLE OR PART
ID INVOLUNTARY DISMISSAL
PD PAID BEFORE JUDGMENT
PE PENDING ORDER
RE RECORDED
SA SUSPEND ACTION - SOLDIERS & SAILORS ACT
ST STAYED (SYSTEM ENTERED)
VD VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL/SETTLEMENT
WM ABANDONED WITHDRAWN OR MOOT

Name Search Status

blank Case is Closed
A Case Has Been Appealed
P Case is Pending
T Case Has Been Transferred

Issue Types

SUME SUMMARY EJECTMENT

Issue Types (for CVM case types)

AAWD ARBITRATION AWARD FILED
ACCT COLLECTION ON ACCOUNT
ADDP ADD ADDITIONAL PARTY
ADMA ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL
ADMP SPECIAL ADMISSION PRACTICE IN NC
AGAL APPOINTING GUARDIAN AD LITEM
ALAF ALIENATION OF AFFECTION
AMND AMEND
APRC APPOINTMENT OF RECEIVER
ATDN ARBITRATION TRIAL DE NOVO
ATFE ATTORNEY FEES
ATTC ATTACHMENT
CDEX CLAIM/DESIGNATE EXEMPT PROPERTY
CERT WRIT OF CERTIORARI
CHVN CHANGE OF VENUE
CLMD CLAIM AND DELIVERY
CLOL CLAIM OF LIEN
CMPL COMPEL
CNDM CONDEMNATION
CNFR CONFIRMATION
CNSL CONSOLIDATION
CNTN CONTINUE
CNTP CONTEMPT
CNTR CONTRACT
COST COURT COSTS
CUST CUSTODY
DECJ DECLARATORY JUDGMENT
DEFJ DEFAULT JUDGMENT
DEPO DEPOSITION
DFND DISBURSE FUNDS
DISC DISCONTINUANCE
DISM DISMISS (INVOLUNTARY)
DSCH DISCOVERY SCHEDULING ORDER
DSMD DESIGNATE A MEDIATOR
EODF ENTRY OF DEFAULT
EXAR EXEMPT FROM ARBITRATION
EXMD EXEMPT/WAIVE MEDIATION
EXPR EX PARTE RESTRAINING
EXTM EXTENSION OF TIME
FAFR FINAL ACCOUNT OR FINAL REPORT
HOTV HEARING ON TOWED VEHICLES
HRCJ HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION JUDGMENT
ILIM IN LIMINE
INBN INCREASE BOND
INCJ INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION JUDGMENT
INDM INDEMNIFICATION
INJU INJUNCTION
INTC IN THE CAUSE
INTR INTERVENE
JOIN JOIN
JOPL JUDGMENT ON PLEADING
JRVW JURY VIEW
JSOA JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF APPEAL
LDEP LIMIT DEPOSITION
LISP LIS PENDENS
MDLA RULE 12 MOTION IN LIEU OF ANSWER
MDLN MEDICAL LIEN
MDML MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
MDST MORE DEFINITE STATEMENT(RULE 12)
MNYO MONEY OWED
MSTL MINOR SETTLEMENT
MVLN MOTOR VECHICLE LIEN GS 44A
MVNG MOTOR VEHICLE NEGLIGENCE
NEGO NEGLIGENCE - OTHER
NTRL NEW TRIAL
OARB ORDER TO ARBITRATION
OEXC OBJECTION TO EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED
OFOJ OFFER OF JUDGMENT
OMSC ORDER TO MEDIATED SETTLEMENT
OOSP ORDER TO THE OTHER SETTLEMENT PROCEDURE
OTHR OTHER
PATR PATERNITY
PCNC PERMANENT CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDER
PDAM PUNITIVE DAMAGES
PERS PEREMPTORY SETTING
PLDP PETITION - LIMITED DRIVING PRIV
POPP POSSESSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
POSS POSSESSION
PRBD PROSECUTION OF BOND
PREL PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
PROD PRODUCT LIABILITY
PROR PERMANENT RESTRAINING ORDER
PRTO PRETRIAL ORDER
PSYC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
PUBL AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION
QUSH QUASH
RDCC RETALIATORY DISCHARGE
REOS REPORT OF SALE
RLPR REAL PROPERTY / TITLE
RMND REMAND
ROPM RELIEF-OBLIGATION PAY MEDIAT FEE
RPCN RENEWAL OF PERMANENT CIVIL NO-CONTACT
RPRO RENEW PERMANENT RESTRAINING ORDER
RSEX RELEASE FROM STAY OF EXECUTION
SADJ SET ASIDE DEFAULT JUDGMENT
SADS SET ASIDE DISPOSITION
SAED SET ASIDE ENTRY OF DEFAULT
SAEP SET ASIDE ORDER EXEMPTING PROPERTY
SAJD SET ASIDE JUDGMENT
SAJV SET ASIDE VERDICT (JURY)
SANC SANCTIONS
SEXD STAY OF EXECUTION DISSOLVED
SFSJ SET ASIDE FORECLOSURE SALE
SHOW SHOW CAUSE
SICL SEVER ISSUES OR CLAIMS
SMAP SELECTION OF MEDIATOR BY AGREE
SPPR SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE
STEX STAY OF EXECUTION
STRK STRIKE
STRL STERILIZATION
SUMJ SUMMARY JUDGMENT
SUPR SUPPLEMENTAL PROCEEDINGS
TAXD TAX DELINQUENCY
TORT INTENTIONAL TORTS
TRFR TRANSFER
TROR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
UDHP UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTIC
UNTP UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE
UPST UPSET BID FILED
VCMD VACATE/MODIFY JUDGMENT OR ORDER
VIST VISITATION
VMED VOLUNTARY MEDIATION
WDCN WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL
WRDI WRONGFUL DISCHARGE

Pleading Type

AFFD AFFIDAVIT (ESTATES CASES)
AMND AMENDED PLEADING
APPL APPLICATION
CNFJ CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT
COMP COMPLAINT
CONS CONSENT ORDER
CRSS CROSS CLAIM
CTCL COUNTER CLAIM
ESOL EXTEND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS RULE 9
EXCO EXTEND TIME FOR COMPLAINT
FILN FILING
FORJ FOREIGN JUDGMENT/ORDER
FPCL FOURTH PARTY COMPLAINT
MOTN MOTION
OTHR OTHER PLEADING TYPE
PETN PETITION
PLDP PET FOR LIMITED DRIVING PRIVILGS
PVSA PATERNITY/VOL SUPPORT AGREE
REGS REGISTRATION
TEMP TEMPORARY RELIEF
TPCL THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT