The Eviction Process

Evictions represent the end of a landlord tenant relationship. One of the most expensive items for a landlord is the actual time it takes to process an eviction. Every day lost or delayed is another day without rent. James W. Surane, Attorneys at Law are experienced with the eviction process. Using our state of the art filing and tracking system ensures there are no lost days where progress is not being made on your case. Our expertise combined with our software will ensure you get your assets back as quickly as possible.
Below are links to selected areas of interest in Chapter 42 Landlord & Tenant of the NC General Statutes.

What Does an Eviction Cost?

Due to the volume of evictions we process and the efficiencies gained by our software, James W. Surane, Attorneys at Law are able to provide the highest quality of legal representation while maintaining some of the lowest fees and costs in the industry.

Court and County Fees: Fees charged by your county regardless of who files your eviction.
  • There is a $96 filing fee plus $30 per additional defendant charged by the county.
Appeals If your case is appealed by either you or your tenant, we can represent you in district court.

Eviction FAQs

Do you have other questions about the eviction process? Please take a look at our at our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more and see if your question is answered.

Legislative Revisions

Don't be a caught in a class action lawsuit! NC is cracking down on illegal Property Management fees. Read here for more information.