How To Prepare for a Custody Trial in North Carolina

Custody Trials in North Carolina

  • NC Lawyer Referral Service: 1-800-662-7660 or
  • Harmony House at Family Service of the Piedmont (provides services for families in need of supervised child visitation or safe custody exchanges): 902 Bonner Dr., Jamestown, NC 27282; 336-289-6105 ext. 1112 or
  • Information about the NC Child Custody and Visitation Mediation Program:

  • Find a marriage and family therapist through the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

NC DSS Child Support Statistics (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014)
- 416,740 cases state-wide at the end of the reporting period
- $700 million collected in SFY 2012 compared to $714.30 million in SFY 2011
- 86% of cases currently have a court order for child support
- Paternity was established for 306,744 children born out of wedlock
- Majority of parents receiving child support rely on help from Child Support Enforcement (CSE) offices