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What Are Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse?

Hotlines and domestic violence shelters increasingly say that abuse victims are reporting bizarre new events that make them feel as though they are going crazy. One victim reported that her air-conditioner would turn off on its own, while another claimed that the entry code to her front door kept changing…

Can an Alleged Domestic Violence Victim Drop Charges?

If you have been charged with a domestic violence-related offense in North Carolina, you may wonder whether an accuser can ever “take back” his or her allegations once a charge has been brought. To fully understand why this is not likely, it is important to understand the nature of domestic…

When to Call a Criminal Defense Attorney

When people get in trouble with the police, they may think that if they just say the right thing or “lay low,” they will be fine. However, this is rarely the case. You need to take a criminal investigation or arrest seriously and know that is the time to call…