Where is my Courtroom in Wake County?

When is my court date in Wake County?  Where is my courtroom for Wake County?

Many people often ask how to find their courtroom for my criminal case in Wake County.  If you are charged with a misdemeanor it is likely on the first, second or third room of the Wake County Courthouse.

How do I find out which courtroom I need to go to?

The easiest way is to click this link to go to the nccourts.org website.  This is the official website for the North Carolina courts system.  Once on the website you can search for court dates, court times and courtroom locations.

You can also look at the video monitors to see your name and which courtroom you need to go to.  There are two sessions each day.  A 9:00AM and 2:00PM session.  You should consult with your criminal defense lawyer to see when you need to be in court and which room you need to go to.

In Wake County North Carolina courtroom 101 is the disposition courtroom.  It is typically used for first appearances where a defendant is asked whether they will hire their own attorney, request a public defender or represent themselves.  You can plead guilty to charges but not much else other than a continuance in this courtroom.  The 2nd floor has four courtrooms where the majority of misdemeanors are heard after the first appearance (typically a month after the first appearance). 

When do I need to be in court?

For those with multiple charges in different counties it is best to hit this link to see all of your cases in different counties at the same time.

How do I get to court?

The courthouse is located at 300 S. Salisbury in Raleigh, NC.  There is street parking and paid parking nearby.  The location is one block away from the old criminal court location on Fayetteville Street


Wiley Nickel

Wiley Nickel lives and works in Cary, North Carolina. In 1998, he graduated from Tulane University with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. After college Wiley went to work for Al Gore and travelled with the Vice President as part of his national advance staff. Following the Gore campaign he earned his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Wiley worked as a law clerk in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where he gained valuable criminal trial experience before taking and passing the California bar exam. His first job out of law school was for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office where he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with a focus on prosecuting DWI offenders. Wiley later joined the Law Offices of Joseph Uremovic where he focused on civil litigation and family law. When the opportunity came to join the Obama campaign in 2008 Wiley jumped at the chance. He spent three years travelling with President Obama as a member of his national advance team. In 2011 Wiley left his work for the White House to return to the practice of law. Wiley devotes the majority of his practice to the areas of criminal law, family law, traffic tickets and DMV issues. The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel was started with the goal of providing the best representation possible for all of his clients. Experienced, Compassionate, Aggressive Criminal Defense While defense attorney Wiley Nickel works as the primary attorney for all of his cases, he does have an associate attorney, a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and support staff to call on to help achieve the best possible result in every case. He limits his case load so that he can focus on providing the best possible legal defense to all of his clients. Every case is a top priority and the goal is to have your case dismissed with a focus on being able to expunge your charges at the end of the process. When he is not working, Wiley is an avid family man, distance runner and golfer. He loves North Carolina college sports and is hoping this is the year for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Wiley is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and California.