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Important: Even if courts are closed, you can still file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our FAQ on Courts and COVID-19.

Legal Information: North Carolina

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
February 6, 2020

Moving to Another State with a Protective Order

If you are moving out of state or are going to be out of the state for any reason, your DVPO can still be enforceable.