28A-2-5. Subject matter jurisdiction of the clerk of superior court in special proceedings.

The clerk of superior court also shall have jurisdiction over special proceedings, including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) Special proceedings to obtain possession, custody, or control of assets as provided in G.S. 28A-13-3.

(2) Special proceedings relating to the sale, lease, or mortgage of real estate as provided in G.S. 28A-15-1 and in G.S. 28A-17-1.

(3) Special proceedings against unknown heirs before distribution of estate as provided in G.S. 28A-22-3.

Nothing in this section shall be deemed to limit the jurisdiction of the clerk of superior court in special proceedings. (2011-344, s. 4.)