WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.
Legal Information: North Carolina
How soon after I file can I get support?
The judge can issue a temporary support order after you file your petition while you are awaiting the hearing on child support.1 The date of the hearing may depend on many factors but could take between a few weeks and a few months to be scheduled.
1 NCGS § 50-13.5(d)(2)
© 2008–2020 WomensLaw.org is a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided). NNEDV is a 501©(3) non-profit organization; EIN 52-1973408.