Debtor's total interest in real or personal assets and property including a cooperative used as residence by the judgment debtor or his/her dependent up to the extent of $ 18,500
Earnings of the person
up to the extent of 60 days
if reasonably required for support of the debtor or his/her dependent.
Combined total interest is exempted up to the extent of $ 5,000
One vehicle up to the extent of $ 3,500
Household furnishings and goods, personal musical instruments, books, pets or farm animals, apparel and crops up to the extent of $ 5,000
with $ 1,000 extra per dependent which can only go up to $ 4,000.
Tools, implements and books required in carrying on trade or profession is exempted up to the extent of $ 2,000
Funds under College Saving Plan
Funds in qualified college saving plan if deposited in plan more than 12 months ago are exempted up to the extent of $ 25,000
Selected Personal Property
Property selected by the debtor is exempted up to the extent of $ 500
Total or Absolute Exemptions for
- Professionally prescribed health aids.
- Retirement plans under IRC.
- Surrender value of Life Insurance.
- Workmen's and Unemployment Benefit plan.
- Employment Security benefits.
- Aged and Disabled Persons.
- Aid to Blind Persons.
- Fraternal Benefit Society Benefit.
- Group Life Insurance Benefits.
- Specific Partnership Interest.
- Legislative retirement system benefit.
- Crime victim's reimbursement.
Carolina Eastern District Court (United States Fourth Circuit)
Court's Address 1760 A Parkwood Blvd, Wilson, NC 27894-2807
Court's Phone Number (252) 237-0248
Court's Hours 830 a.m. - 430 p.m.
Jurisdictional Counties Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Court Locations Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, New Bern, Raleigh, Wilmington, Wilson
JudgesHon. A. Thomas Small (Chief Judge)300 Fayetville St., 2nd Floor Raleigh, NC 12601(919) 856-4603Hon. J. Rich Leonard300 Fayetville St., 2nd Floor Raleigh, NC 12601(919) 856-4033
Hon. Randy D. Doub1760-A Parkwood Blvd., W. Wilson, NC 27894-2807(252) 291-6413
Clerks Peggy B. Deans (Bankruptcy Clerk)1760-A Parkwood Blvd., W. Wilson, NC 27894-2807(252) 234-7655 x 143
North Carolina Middle District Court (United States Fourth Circuit)
Court's Address 101 South Edgeworth Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
Court's Phone Number (336) 358-4000
Court's Email Address CMECFhelp@ncmb.uscourts.gov
Court's Hours Monday-Friday (8am - 5pm, excluding federal holidays)
Jurisdictional Counties Alamance, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Guilford, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Scotland, Stanley, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin
Court Locations Durham, Greensboro, Winston-Salem
JudgesHon. Thomas W. Waldrep, Jr. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)101 S. Edge St.
Greensboro, NC 27401 (336) 358-4090Hon. William L. Stocks (Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)101 S. Edge St. Greensboro, NC 27401(336) 358-4080Hon. Catherine R. Carruthers (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)226 S. Liberty St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101(336) 397-7870
Clerks Linda Ball (Chief Deputy)101 S. Edge St. Greensboro, NC 27401(336) 333-5647Reid Wilcox (Bankruptcy Clerk)226 S. Liberty St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101(336) 631-5340
North Carolina Western District Court (United States Fourth Circuit)
Court's Address 401 West Trade Street, Room 111, P.O. Box 34189, Charlotte, NC 28234-4189
Court's Phone Number (704)350-7500
Court's Hours 830 am - 430 pm
Western District of North Carolina - Asheville Division
Court's Address 100 Otis Street, Room 112, Asheville, NC 28801-2611
Court's Phone Number (828)771-7300
Court's Hours 830 am - 430 pm
Jurisdictional Counties Alexander, Allegheny, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Burncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Charokee, Clay, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey
JudgesHon. George R. Hodges (Chief Judge)104 Federal Bldg. 401 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202(704) 350-7500Hon. J. Craig Whitley128 Federal Bldg. 401 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202(704) 350-7500Hon. Marvin R. Wooten128 Federal Bldg. 401 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202(704) 350-7500
Clerks Bankruptcy ClerkFederal Bldg. 401 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202(704) 350-7500