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No Contact Order in North Carolina

A no contact order—commonly known as a “50C order” in North Carolina—is a type of restraining order for sexual assault or stalking victims who do not have a “personal relationship” with the alleged offender. If an alleged victim has a personal relationship with an alleged ...

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