G.S. 7B-601

A guardian ad litem appointed for a juvenile who is alleged to be abused, neglected, or dependent has the authority to obtain any information or reports, whether or not confidential or privileged (other than information protected by the attorney-client privilege), that may in the guardian ad litem’s opinion be relevant to the pending juvenile proceeding. 
The guardian ad litem must protect the confidentiality of the information or reports and may not disclose it except pursuant to a court order or as otherwise provided by law. 

Children's Services

State statute