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Know the Laws: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another.  In North Carolina, there are domestic violence protective orders and two types of civil no-contact orders, which are explained below.

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