Category Archives: Domestic Violence

01Jun, 2020

Lockdown Dos and Don’ts for Recovering Domestic Violence Offenders
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Lockdown Dos and Don'ts for Recovering Domestic Violence Offenders

The COVID-19 lockdown has impacted nearly every facet of society – including domestic violence. Safety nets for domestic violence have been taken away, as have support systems to help offenders from reoffending.

Representatives in the state are concerned about the Continue reading

26Jan, 2020

Does Substance Abuse “Cause” Domestic Violence in North Carolina?
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Does Substance Abuse "Cause" Domestic Violence in North Carolina?

Domestic violence is an unfortunate reality for many people. It is a problem with a frequency that touches every demographic in America, affecting millions of lives each year. Because of this, the North Caroline criminal justice system takes accusations of Continue reading

15Aug, 2019

Is North Carolina Domestic Violence Ever a Federal Crime?
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Unfortunately, false allegations of domestic violence used to gain legal leverage are on the rise, too. An estimated 700,000 people are wrongfully arrested on domestic violence charges annually. 

What you may also not be aware of is that although domestic Continue reading

16Mar, 2019

Domestic Violence in NC: It Doesn’t Have to Involve Physical Harm
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Domestic Violence in NC: It Doesn’t Have to Involve Physical Harm

Often, the term “domestic violence” conjures images of physical abuse, but since the late ‘70s, when the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence was initially organized, it has been leading the movement to further define what the term means, and Continue reading

20Oct, 2018

Different Types of Assault Covered under North Carolina Law
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Different Types of Assault Covered under North Carolina Law

Assault is a serious criminal offense that can be punishable by jail time and will leave offenders with a criminal record of violent crime.

In North Carolina, there are three general types of assault charges, including assault, assault and battery, Continue reading

25Sep, 2018

False Allegations of Domestic Violence: Why Do People in NC Make Them?
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

False Allegations of Domestic Violence: Why Do People in NC Make Them?

False allegations of domestic violence are relatively rare, but they do happen.

In this post, we’ll detail reasons why someone might make a false claim of domestic violence, and tell you how an experienced North Carolina criminal attorney can Continue reading

31Jul, 2018

Who Can Report Incidents of Domestic Violence in North Carolina?
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Who Can Report Incidents of Domestic Violence in North Carolina?

Ask anyone who has been in a long-term relationship before: you’re going to fight and argue from time to time. This is true whether the “relationship” in question involves a spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, parent and child, roommate, or some other type Continue reading