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February 14, 2022

Can I file for a civil no-contact order against a minor?

A civil no-contact order can only be filed against someone who is 16 years old or older.1 However, you can still report any act of unwanted sexual conduct or stalking by someone of any age (including someone under 16) to the police.

1 NCGS § 50C-1(7)

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