Covid-19 Remote Hearing Resource for Domestic Violence Matters – North Carolina

This publication, prepared by Stephanie Satkowiak of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, includes suggested procedural guidelines for domestic violence cases, provisions to enhance safety measures within the courthouse, and technological guidance so as to maximize on the available working hours. It was created to assist the courthouse community partners by providing malleable measures to conduct hearings for domestic violence protective order applications. This document also highlights the use of technology to conduct remote hearings, when possible or needed.