domestic violence charlotte nc

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina court system decided to temporarily suspend cases and limit operations. While most Mecklenburg County district court sessions have been paused or postponed, domestic violence court is still operating, however, with fewer hours, courtrooms, and resources.  According to The Charlotte Observer, the Charlotte Police Department has seen…

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domestic violence

In the wake of recent disciplinary troubles in domestic violence cases involving NFL players, Major League Baseball recently adopted a new policy regarding instances of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Under the new policy, MLB players can be suspended, with pay, while such criminal charges are pending. The league may also issue suspensions…

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domestic violence

In an effort to reduce the number of serious injuries resulting from incidents of domestic violence, especially domestic violence homicides, police in Charlotte and Raleigh have adopted a new strategy to determine the level of danger to domestic violence victims. The goal of the new program, called the Lethality Assessment Program, is to show victims…

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