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Chapter 50B.

Domestic Violence.

§ 50B‑1.  Domesticviolence; definition.

(a)        Domestic violencemeans the commission of one or more of the following acts upon an aggrievedparty or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of the aggrievedparty by a person with whom the aggrieved party has or has had a personalrelationship, but does not include acts of self‑defense:

(1)        Attempting to causebodily injury, or intentionally causing bodily injury; or

(2)        Placing theaggrieved party or a member of the aggrieved party's family or household infear of imminent serious bodily injury or continued harassment, as defined inG.S. 14‑277.3A, that rises to such a level as to inflict substantialemotional distress; or

(3)        Committing any actdefined in G.S. 14‑27.2 through G.S. 14‑27.7.

(b)        For purposes ofthis section, the term "personal relationship" means a relationshipwherein the parties involved:

(1)        Are current orformer spouses;

(2)        Are persons ofopposite sex who live together or have lived together;

(3)        Are related asparents and children, including others acting in loco parentis to a minorchild, or as grandparents and grandchildren. For purposes of this subdivision,an aggrieved party may not obtain an order of protection against a child orgrandchild under the age of 16;

(4)        Have a child incommon;

(5)        Are current orformer household members;

(6)        Are persons of theopposite sex who are in a dating relationship or have been in a datingrelationship. For purposes of this subdivision, a dating relationship is onewherein the parties are romantically involved over time and on a continuousbasis during the course of the relationship. A casual acquaintance or ordinaryfraternization between persons in a business or social context is not a datingrelationship.

(c)        As used in thisChapter, the term "protective order" includes any order enteredpursuant to this Chapter upon hearing by the court or consent of the parties.  (1979, c. 561, s. 1; 1985,c. 113, s. 1; 1987, c. 828; 1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 893, ss. 1, 3; 1995(Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 591, s. 1; 1997‑471, s. 1; 2001‑518, s. 3;2003‑107, s. 1; 2009‑58, s. 5.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50B > GS_50B-1

Chapter 50B.

Domestic Violence.

§ 50B‑1.  Domesticviolence; definition.

(a)        Domestic violencemeans the commission of one or more of the following acts upon an aggrievedparty or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of the aggrievedparty by a person with whom the aggrieved party has or has had a personalrelationship, but does not include acts of self‑defense:

(1)        Attempting to causebodily injury, or intentionally causing bodily injury; or

(2)        Placing theaggrieved party or a member of the aggrieved party's family or household infear of imminent serious bodily injury or continued harassment, as defined inG.S. 14‑277.3A, that rises to such a level as to inflict substantialemotional distress; or

(3)        Committing any actdefined in G.S. 14‑27.2 through G.S. 14‑27.7.

(b)        For purposes ofthis section, the term "personal relationship" means a relationshipwherein the parties involved:

(1)        Are current orformer spouses;

(2)        Are persons ofopposite sex who live together or have lived together;

(3)        Are related asparents and children, including others acting in loco parentis to a minorchild, or as grandparents and grandchildren. For purposes of this subdivision,an aggrieved party may not obtain an order of protection against a child orgrandchild under the age of 16;

(4)        Have a child incommon;

(5)        Are current orformer household members;

(6)        Are persons of theopposite sex who are in a dating relationship or have been in a datingrelationship. For purposes of this subdivision, a dating relationship is onewherein the parties are romantically involved over time and on a continuousbasis during the course of the relationship. A casual acquaintance or ordinaryfraternization between persons in a business or social context is not a datingrelationship.

(c)        As used in thisChapter, the term "protective order" includes any order enteredpursuant to this Chapter upon hearing by the court or consent of the parties.  (1979, c. 561, s. 1; 1985,c. 113, s. 1; 1987, c. 828; 1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 893, ss. 1, 3; 1995(Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 591, s. 1; 1997‑471, s. 1; 2001‑518, s. 3;2003‑107, s. 1; 2009‑58, s. 5.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50B > GS_50B-1

Chapter 50B.

Domestic Violence.

§ 50B‑1.  Domesticviolence; definition.

(a)        Domestic violencemeans the commission of one or more of the following acts upon an aggrievedparty or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of the aggrievedparty by a person with whom the aggrieved party has or has had a personalrelationship, but does not include acts of self‑defense:

(1)        Attempting to causebodily injury, or intentionally causing bodily injury; or

(2)        Placing theaggrieved party or a member of the aggrieved party's family or household infear of imminent serious bodily injury or continued harassment, as defined inG.S. 14‑277.3A, that rises to such a level as to inflict substantialemotional distress; or

(3)        Committing any actdefined in G.S. 14‑27.2 through G.S. 14‑27.7.

(b)        For purposes ofthis section, the term "personal relationship" means a relationshipwherein the parties involved:

(1)        Are current orformer spouses;

(2)        Are persons ofopposite sex who live together or have lived together;

(3)        Are related asparents and children, including others acting in loco parentis to a minorchild, or as grandparents and grandchildren. For purposes of this subdivision,an aggrieved party may not obtain an order of protection against a child orgrandchild under the age of 16;

(4)        Have a child incommon;

(5)        Are current orformer household members;

(6)        Are persons of theopposite sex who are in a dating relationship or have been in a datingrelationship. For purposes of this subdivision, a dating relationship is onewherein the parties are romantically involved over time and on a continuousbasis during the course of the relationship. A casual acquaintance or ordinaryfraternization between persons in a business or social context is not a datingrelationship.

(c)        As used in thisChapter, the term "protective order" includes any order enteredpursuant to this Chapter upon hearing by the court or consent of the parties.  (1979, c. 561, s. 1; 1985,c. 113, s. 1; 1987, c. 828; 1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 893, ss. 1, 3; 1995(Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 591, s. 1; 1997‑471, s. 1; 2001‑518, s. 3;2003‑107, s. 1; 2009‑58, s. 5.)

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