Bill Summary for S 88 (2017-2018)

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Mar 1 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 88 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 14, 2017
AN ACT TO ALLOW FOR SEVERANCE OF SUMMARY EJECTMENT AND MONETARY CLAIMS IN SMALL CLAIMS ACTIONS WHEN SERVICE OF PROCESS ONLY MEETS SUMMARY EJECTMENT STANDARDS, TO ALLOW FOR THE SEVERED MONETARY CLAIM TO BE CONTINUED WITH ALIAS AND PLURIES SUMMONS, AND TO ALLOW PRO SE REPRESENTATION ON APPEAL.
Intro. by Randleman.

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Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes.

Clarifies in new GS 7A-228(e) that any party in an action appealed for a trial de novo is not required to obtain legal representation. 

Amends proposed GS 7A-222 to specify that a party in a small claim action is not required to obtain legal representation.

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