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THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE- WHAT HAPPENS IF I VIOLATE A NC DVPO?
THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE- WHAT HAPPENS IF I VIOLATE A NC DVPO?

With a DVPO, the defendant is ordered to stay away from the plaintiff, without contact of any kind for a certain period of time. DVPO’s can be issued for up to one year and can prohibit: In-person contact Phone calls Texts Social media messaging A DVPO is violated if there ...

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    Also referred to as a 50C, a Civil No-Contact Restraining Order is meant to protect victims of nonconsensual sexual conduct or stalking. It offers ...

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  • WILL MY CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION EVER END?

    Child Support: “Court-ordered payments, typically made by the noncustodial divorced parent, to support one’s minor child or children” So…you have to ...

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  • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

    The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

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  • CAN I ADOPT MY STEP-CHILD?

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  • DO I HAVE TO PROVE WRONGDOING IN MY MARRIAGE TO GET A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA?

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    What does it mean that North Carolina is an equitable distribution state? If property disagreements can’t be solved between parties, the court will ...

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  • ABSOLUTE DIVORCE VS. DIVORCE FROM BED AND BOARD?

    What is it? How do I get it? Absolute Divorce No fault required Ends marital contract so spouses are not married anymore Must live separately and ...

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    Pre-Marital Agreements: Made between people who are considering marriage, but not yet married. They allow parties to determine major issues and what ...

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    Absolute divorce is a declaration by a court that a marriage is dissolved. Once the marriage bond is severed, each party becomes a single person again ...

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