I’m scared of my girlfriend; how do I get her out of the house? A domestic violence protective order may be your best option. We typically refer to these as DVPOs and they can do a number of things: remove someone from a residence, compel no contact and prohibit “assaulting, threatening, or harassing,” even friends […]
Register Out of State Domestic Violence Order
No, divorce and child custody and support cases are all considered civil cases. The law does not provide attorneys in civil cases.
Divorcing a member of the military is very different from a regular divorce. If you are filing for divorce and your spouse is in the military getting your spouse served with the divorce complaint will be one of the first hurdles. The base where your spouse is stationed cannot accept service on behalf of your […]
In NC, there are two types of domestic violence protective orders: Ex parte/Temporary protective orders Final domestic violence protective orders, often called a 50B order or a restraining order Ex parte simply means that one party appears before the judge and the other party is not present. An ex parte order is temporary and a full hearing […]
In NC domestic violence can be considered by the judge in determining child custody. The standard for custody cases in NC is always “what is in the best interest of the child”. Unlike some states NC does not have a rebuttable presumption against custody to the batterer. However, the law does say that the judge […]