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How to Get a Restraining Order in NC

January 17th, 2019
domestic violence attorney

Being a victim of domestic violence is frightening. You may not know what to do or be afraid that if you do something, it might make matters worse. We understand how you’re feeling right now, and we want to help you.

Restraining Orders in NC

Domestic violence in a relationship can be complicating. It can be physical, sexual, emotional or mental. All of these are hard to live with, and sometimes, the only answer is to seek a restraining order.

In NC, there are two ways to approach domestic violence – criminal or civil.

For this article, we will cover the civil side of domestic violence. For victims of domestic violence who want to pursue a protective order (restraining order), the process involves going in front of the judge to explain the situation.

The judge then files a restraining order that legally prohibits the perpetrator to be around the victim.

A restraining order is NOT a:

  • Criminal charge
  • Warrant

No one will ever know the person has had a restraining order against him/her. It does not go on the person’s record.

The person the restraining order is against has 10 days to go in front of the judge to explain his/her side of the story.

For more information, watch this video with Tamla Tymus from Frasier & Griffin Attorneys at Law.

#FreeAdviceFriday – Attorney Tamla Tymus Explains the difference between Domestic Violence Protective Orders & a Criminal Domestic Violence Charge

#FreeAdviceFriday – Happy Black Friday! Today, Attorney Tamla Tymus explains the difference between Domestic Violence Protective Orders & Criminal Domestic Violence Charges. If you have questions, call us at 919-680-4039!

Posted by Frasier & Griffin PLLC on Thursday, November 22, 2018

Contact Durham – Raleigh Domestic Violence Attorney

If you’re a victim of domestic violence, contact Tamla Tymus for help with the civil side of it. You can message us via the site or call 919-680-4039.


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