Wake County Juvenile Lawyer Answers, “Can You Choose Your Child’s Attorney?” (Video)

This is Part 4 of our weekly North Carolina Criminal Defense video blog: “Can You Choose Your Child’s Attorney?


The court assigns the attorney, so really, the parents and the juvenile don’t get to pick which attorney they want. A lot of times in juvenile court, we run into conflicts with the parents simply because the juvenile may want one outcome and the parent wants a different outcome. Our role in juvenile court is to advocate for that juvenile and the best interest of the juvenile, not what that parent wants to see happen in the case.

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