Self-Help Information and Forms

The following information is available for citizens wanting to represent themselves in the Courts of Buncombe County. Representing yourself is called “pro se” representation.  The Bar recommends that you consult with an attorney regarding your specific situation.  The information provided here is general only and not intended to address all of the issues that could arise.

The forms below are available for download here, or by purchasing online here.



If you are unable to download and print these documents, we will mail them to you. Purchase the packet online here. Your packet will be mailed to your shipping address within five days.

Additional forms and information about pro se representation are available at:

Administrative Office of the Courts Forms

Rules of Civil Procedure

Local Rules for Buncombe County Courts

Legal Aid of NC Small Claims Information