Archives for: August 18th, 2022

Domestic violence is a crime that touches the lives of many people in North Carolina. That is precisely why the state takes claims of domestic violence crimes very seriously and prosecutes them to the fullest extent of the law.

However, there are several things about how North Carolina deals with domestic violence that people aren’t familiar with. Often, these things are overlooked by people who may be involved in a domestic violence case – but they shouldn’t be.

If you’re involved in a domestic violence case, there are five very important things you [...]

North Carolina is a state that has been deeply touched by the opioid epidemic in the United States. Unfortunately, the problem only seems to be growing. Drug overdoses and deaths related to them are growing in the state each day.

The opioid crisis in the state exists in spite of the strict drug laws North Carolina has in place and new laws they are passing to increase penalties associated with drugs. It’s because of this that many people fear calling emergency services if someone is overdosing or to report if they are in [...]

 

Whether you’re married, dating, separated, living together, or divorced, sexual intercourse with another person through the use of force or without their consent is illegal in the state of North Carolina. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had intercourse with them previously – you must have their consent to have intercourse with them each time.

This type of situation often comes into play with marital rape. In North Carolina, it is a crime that can carry with it severe penalties. Don’t assume that a partner or former partner can be coerced or forced [...]