Each State Facility Director shall designate an interview room where clients may, at regularly scheduled hours, privately communicate and consult with an attorney employed by or affiliated with a nonprofit legal services organization. During these scheduled hours, any client who desires to consult with an attorney may do so without an appointment. Upon written request by a nonprofit legal services organization, such an interview room shall be made available in each building occupied by clients. The frequency of making such an interview room available and the hours it shall be available shall be at the discretion of the State Facility Director; however, such interview room shall be available at least twice per month. Information regarding the time and date when such legal services will be available and the specific location of such interview room shall be posted in areas accessible to the client in the buildings involved.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 122C‑58; 122C‑62; 122C‑111; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 6, 2018.