Self-represented individuals are also referred to as "pro se" which means representing yourself in a legal action without the assistance of a lawyer or the legal counsel of an attorney.
This website contains information about resources, programs, services, calendars and scheduling to assist everyone involved in a family court proceeding. It does not provide legal advice. While there is no requirement to hire a lawyer to represent your interests in court, legal representation is recommended since the legal system is inherently complex.
General information about going to court is available on the main NC Courts website.
The NC Lawyer Referral Service is a nonprofit public service sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation. The NC State Bar provides a non-lawyer website with additional resources.