Raleigh, NC asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina

Q: Boyfriend chocked me twice and I'm pregnant we have a baby together already and lease is in my name I have no job

Lease is in my name and I'm not working to stay home with the baby, I want to get out of the situation but for him to only have contact for our children. I don't want him to serve jail time because of our children

1 Lawyer Answer

Amanda Bowden Houser

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You didn't ask a question but I assume to wnat options - if so, it is likely your options are:

1) to take out a DVPO and effectively put him out and figure out a way to pay your expenses or

2) you move out and figure out a way to pay your expenses and deal with any lease issues if he fails to pay the rent.or

3) stay where you are and try not to get choked

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