Domestic Violence Restraining Order – Wake County DVPO Attorney

There are various types of civil restraining orders in North Carolina. North Carolina General Statute Chapter 50B provides a restraining order for domestic violence offenses. Chapter 50C deals with stalking and other offenses committed without the requisite domestic relationship. Domestic violence restraining orders (DVPO) are commonly used to protect victims from domestic violence offenders. When […]

Cary Domestic Violence Attorney — North Carolina Chapter 50B Family Law Lawyer

Before Chapter 50B of the North Carolina General Statutes was enacted, the only remedies for domestic violence victims were through criminal statutes. There was growing concern that these criminal laws did not provide adequate protection for victims. Chapter 50B, entitled “Domestic Violence” created strong civil penalties to parties charged with domestic violence.  The statute prohibits, […]