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The County Attorney is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve as its legal advisor. The County Attorney provides in-house legal counsel and representation to the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, County Departments, County Enterprise Accounts and County appointed Boards and Commissions. The Attorney ensures that County activities conform to constitutional and statutory requirements. This department prepares all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Board of County Commissioners in addition to legislation proposed by the Board for enactment by the General Assembly.

The department is also responsible for drafting, review, interpretation and preparation of all County legal documents. It also represents the County in all civil litigation, reviews and enforces County ordinances. The Department also represents the county in all Department of Social Services matters and tax foreclosures.

This office administers the execution process of all County contracts and bonds. Other duties include initiating bankruptcy, estate and litigation claims on behalf of county departments, establishing collection policies and procedures for various county departments, and preparing legal documents for construction and service projects. The department administers the county owned property that it purchased through foreclosure. See listing below for County currently owned property for sale.


List of County Owned Foreclosed Property
Submitting a Bid for County Owned Property


Please Note

This office cannot provide legal advice or representation for private citizens.

County Attorney - Wendy Sivori

Phone: (910) 372-9330
Fax: (910) 296-1879
Address: PO Box 966, 114 E. Hill Street, Kenansville, NC 28349
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.