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