A bill was recently proposed in North Carolina to impose harsher punishment for suspects of domestic violence, Time Warner Cable News reported on June 2.
In a statement, Briand Francis of Mecklenburg County stressed the need for stricter punishment against abusive parties. Francis also asserted that the consequences of a domestic violence situation are enhanced when a child is witness to or involved in the abuse. Since last January, a recorded 17 people died of domestic violence in North Carolina, according to a report done by an advocacy group against domestic violence.
At Marshall & Taylor PLLC, we understand that in Raleigh alone, many domestic violence cases are not reported by victims out of fear. If you are in a position like this, it is important to seek a lawyer’s help in order to end your ordeal as a victim. Tell us your situation in confidence today by calling 919-833-1040, and learn how we may help you.