What is a 50B Protective Order? What Does It Do?

What is a 50B Protective Order? What Does It Do?

If you are a victim of domestic violence, one of the best things you can do to protect yourself is to get a 50B, also known as a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO). One way you’re protected is that law enforcement can enforce a DVPO if the abuser violates...
Does Reactive Abuse Mean You’re Abusive?

Does Reactive Abuse Mean You’re Abusive?

It’s not always easy to know when you’re in an abusive relationship. Many people think that abuse is only physical, but that is not the case. Emotional and verbal abuse can be just as damaging as any other type of abuse. And when a domestic violence victim...
How to Drop a Restraining Order

How to Drop a Restraining Order

If you have ever had to get a restraining order against someone, then you know just how essential they can be. But what happens if you want to get a domestic violence protection order lifted? In this blog, learn how to drop a restraining order in North Carolina....
North Carolina Domestic Violence FAQ: What You Need to Know

North Carolina Domestic Violence FAQ: What You Need to Know

If you live in a domestic violence situation, it is essential to know that you are not alone. There are laws to protect you from violent acts and help you find the resources you need. In this FAQ, we will answer all of your questions about domestic violence in North...
Filing a Restraining Order in NC: What You Need to Know

Filing a Restraining Order in NC: What You Need to Know

A restraining order in North Carolina is a legal document that helps protect you from an abusive individual, whether they are someone you are close to or a stalker. If someone has threatened, harassed, or physically hurt you, filing a restraining order may help keep...