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Legal Statutes: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

North Carolina Statutes

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Chapter 50C. Civil No-Contact Orders

back to top50C-7. Permanent civil no-contact order

Upon a finding that the victim has suffered an act of unlawful conduct committed by the respondent, a permanent civil no-contact order may issue if the court additionally finds that process was properly served on the respondent, the respondent has answered the complaint and notice of hearing was given, or the respondent is in default. No permanent civil no-contact order shall be issued without notice to the respondent. Hearings held to consider permanent relief pursuant to this section shall not be held via video conference.

Added by S.L. 2004-194, § 1, eff. Dec. 1, 2004. Amended by S.L. 2013-390, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; S.L. 2015-62, § 3(e), eff. Dec. 1, 2015.