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Domestic Violence & COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the COVID-19 outbreak has become a pandemic. Within the next few weeks, North Carolina and other states throughout the U.S. have issued stay at home orders to combat the spread of the coronavirus and ...

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Blog posts in Domestic Violence in Criminal Law

  • The Consequences of Domestic Violence

    One of the most serious crimes you can be convicted of is a crime of domestic violence. Whether it is a felony or a misdemeanor the consequences are ...

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  • COVID-19 Affects on Domestic Violence

    On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the COVID-19 outbreak has become a pandemic. Within the next few weeks, North ...

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  • Domestic Violence Cases with the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Domestic Violence cases in North Carolina are always serious, even more so now during the COVID-19 pandemic because of the different consequences that ...

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  • What are the Implications of Getting a Domestic Violence Conviction?

    North Carolina takes domestic violence convictions very seriously. It can have rippling effects across many aspects of your life that you may not ...

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  • Marsy’s Law

    In 2018, North Carolina voters approved a new amendment to the North Carolina Constitution known as Marsy’s Law the Crime Victim’s Rights Amendment ...

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  • Interfering with Emergency Communications in North Carolina

    Crimes of Domestic Violence are often some of the most serious charges a person can face. In North Carolina, crimes that have been marked as domestic ...

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  • Communicating Threats

    Communicating Threats; A charge commonly seen in North Carolina District Court and as a headline in some of the recent North Carolina Court of Appeals ...

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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 ...

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  • Can a North Carolina Domestic Violence Charge Be Dropped or Dismissed by the Accuser/Victim?

    Can a Victim/Accuser of Domestic Violence Drop/Dismiss the Charges? Although many spouses and family members love each other unconditionally, ...

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  • 48-Hour Rule for Domestic Violence Cases in North Carolina

    If a person is arrested for allegedly committing a misdemeanor or felony domestic violence offense in North Carolina, he/she will be held in jail ...

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  • Private Warrant Domestic Cases

    My spouse took out a warrant on me and wants to drop the case, what happens now? One of the more confusing situations in court is what happens when ...

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  • Cyberstalking in North Carolina

    Cyberstalking, the Crime In today’s world where just about everyone has a smartphone and communication is often completely digital, cyberstalking has ...

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  • Assault on a Female in North Carolina

    In North Carolina, assault charges are usually broken down into two groups; felony and misdemeanor assaults. One of the most serious misdemeanor ...

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  • What Makes a Crime Domestic Violence?

    In North Carolina there are certain charges that are by their very nature, crimes of domestic violence. This is most commonly seen in the charge of ...

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  • North Carolina Assault by Strangulation

    In North Carolina there are many different types of assault charges, ranging from misdemeanor simple assault, all the way up to felony assault ...

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  • North Carolina Domestic Violence Protective Order Violation

    One of the most common domestic violence crimes in a violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order (“DVPO”) , commonly referred to as a ...

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  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Domestic Violence and the Law

    Domestic violence is a crime. It’s a crime that not only impacts the victim, but can have a lasting effect on loved ones, family members, friends and ...

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  • 5 Surprising Facts About Domestic Violence In North Carolina

    Domestic violence is a concept used to refer to “the violence exerted in the field of family coexistence or assimilated, by one of the members against ...

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