Domestic violence can be an issue in a variety of relationships, but in every case, it can lead to serious consequences. In North Carolina, there are many different crimes associated with charges of domestic violence.
So, what makes a crime fall under the umbrella of domestic violence, and what kind of penalties can result from a conviction? Read on to find out.
Domestic Violence: What Is It?
Under North Carolina law, domestic violence occurs when someone commits any of the following acts against certain persons:
- Assault by pointing a gun
- Assault in the