Terri Sharp has the experience the people of Craven County need in their Clerk of Superior Court and Probate Judge. Terri has spent her entire legal career helping people maneuver through the legal system. As a proven leader in the hub of our local judicial system, Terri will continue to put the needs of the people of Craven County first. She works hard for everyone. Terri Sharp is the “People’s Clerk.”
The Clerk of Superior Court’s position is vitally important to the hub of the judicial system in each county in North Carolina. North Carolina is the only state in the country where the Clerk of Court is also the Probate Judge. Even though the position doesn’t require a law degree, Terri is a licensed attorney with many years of experience in estate planning and administration, elder law, competency matters and guardianship, legitimations, adoptions, real estate transactions and partitions, corporate law, foreclosures, civil litigation, domestic and criminal matters and all other areas that come before the Clerk of Court as Probate Judge. Terri's more than 35 years of legal experience includes 10 years as Clerk of Superior Court. Terri is the only candidate with an extensive background in the practice of law, service as Clerk of Court and Probate Judge, and supervision of Clerk's staff and courthouse administration.