Domestic Violence Impacts Children

Domestic Violence Impacts Children

If you are in immediate danger, call 911. National Abuse Hotline 1-800-799-7233          (TTY) 1-800-787-3224            Llama: 1-800-799- Parents often stay in an abusive relationship because they think keeping the family together is better for the children and they...
FAQ About Domestic Violence

FAQ About Domestic Violence

1. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic Violence, aka Intimate Partner Violence, is any behavior used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Most people think of Domestic Violence as physical abuse (slapping, hitting, choking, kicking, etc.) between two...
DVPO (Domestic Violence Protective Order) in NC

DVPO (Domestic Violence Protective Order) in NC

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...
I Can’t Afford an Attorney

I Can’t Afford an Attorney

No, divorce and child custody and support cases are all considered civil cases. The law does not provide attorneys in civil cases. Angela McIlveenCEO/Partner AttorneyAngela McIlveen is a founding Partner Attorney at the McIlveen Family Law Firm. As a partner at the...
What Makes Military Divorce Different?

What Makes Military Divorce Different?

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...
Can I Get a Protective Order in Court?

Can I Get a Protective Order in Court?

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...
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