When you are considering divorce, the legal process can seem overwhelming. If your spouse is seeking a divorce, or if you are seeking one yourself, it is important that you enlist the help of a divorce lawyer at Capital to Coast NC Law Group. When you partner with one of our attorneys, you’ll receive the attentive, personalized legal guidance you deserve.

A divorce can easily turn into an unpleasant, complicated experience.

An experienced attorney is key in maneuvering through this process. We can assist you with every aspect of your divorce, including:
  • Gathering and compiling all relevant paperwork
  • Communicating with opposing counsel
  • Representing you in hearings and at trial
  • Child custody and child support arrangements
  • Division of assets
  • Property division and equitable distribution
If you are considering filing for divorce, or have already begun the process, contact our office at (252) 296-1200 so we can provide assistance. Our staff will take some basic information and schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys. We will review your case and provide information regarding the process and some likely outcomes.

Our goal is to guide you through the divorce process while focusing on the things that are most important.

Restraining Orders

The state of North Carolina provides a process where victims of domestic violence can obtain protective orders to guard themselves against further violent acts towards themselves and their children. There are two types of orders: an ex parte temporary protective order and the final order, which is also referred to as a DVPO, 50B Order, restraining order, or no-contact order.

An ex parte temporary protection order can be issued by a court following a complaint from the victim, stating one believes there is an immediate danger to oneself or one’s child. Once an ex parte order is issued, it protects the victim until a court hearing occurs. An ex parte order becomes enforceable when the abuser has been served with a copy of it.

The final domestic order, also known as a 50B protective order, can be issued for a period of a year and can be renewed for additional periods up to two years. The protective order may include the following:

50B Protective Orders

The final domestic order, also known as a 50B protective order, can be issued for a period of a year and can be renewed for additional periods up to two years. The protective order may include the following:
  • Forbid the abuser from carrying out future acts of domestic violence
  • Grant possession of the residence to the victim and ban the abuser from entering
  • Award temporary custody and establish temporary visitation rights
  • Order either party to make child support/spousal support payments
  • Order the abuser to refrain from threatening, abusing, or harassing the victim
  • Impose any and all other restrictions as deemed by the court

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