North Carolina General Statutes § 7B-405 Commencement of action

An action is commenced by the filing of a petition in the clerk's office when that office is open or by the issuance of a juvenile petition by a magistrate when the clerk's office is closed, which issuance shall constitute filing. (1979, c. 815, s. 1; 1998-202, s. 6; 1999-456, s. 60.)

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