Quick Facts and FAQs
Description of steps to follow if you wish to appeal a Small Claims Court judgment of eviction ("Summary Ejectment") in North Carolina.
Description of what happens if an eviction judgment is entered against you and you do not appeal.
If your landlord is evicting you and the eviction is not because of breach of the rental or lease agreement, your landlord must tell you in advance of his intent to evict you and to end the lease agreement. This "Quick Facts" document explains how and when notice is required.
This is part of the Quick Facts series on eviction from rental housing. After the landlord has obtained an eviction judgment, the landlord may request a "writ of possession", which allows the sheriff to remove you from the home. This step is often called "padlocking", but it may not involve an actual padlock.