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Garner, Wake County

Garner Criminal Defense

If you live in Garner and are charged with a criminal, you will likely appear at some point at the Wake County Justice Center in Raleigh.


Justice Center offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:00 (except court holidays)

The morning session begins at 9:00 am; the afternoon session of District Court begins at 2:00 pm.

If you get to the courtroom late, simply approach a bailiff who does not look busy, and let him know that you have arrived in the courtroom.

Criminal Court Address

North Carolina’s unified court system is county-based, with each county having its own courthouse. Wake County criminal courthouse is located at:

Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 792-4000

Justice Center Parking

You can enter the Wake County Justice Center on Salisbury Street. There is limited street parking around the courthouse, usually for not longer than two hours. There are a number of nearby parking garages that take credit cards or cash.

For more information on the Wake County Justice Center, visit or Wake County’s government page.