Law enforcement and prosecutors vigorously prosecute domestic violence cases, even when the alleged victim later changes the story or refuses to press charges. In cases involving alleged violation of a restraining order, it often does not matter if both parties consent to being together. If an order is in place, everyone is expected to follow it.

A violation can happen in many ways, from sending an email to traveling too close to a residence or being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Many people wrongly face allegations of stalking related to alleged violations.

If you have been accused of violating a restraining order in Wilmington, North Carolina, you need to make sure your rights are protected. You should know that the best course of action is to seek help from an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney at Criminal Law Wilmington.

Our founding attorney, Michelle Sparrow, is a former assistant prosecutor who knows firsthand that law enforcement takes these matters seriously. We are well-prepared to defend your rights and help you fight charges related to violation of a restraining order.


Criminal Law Wilmington vigorously protects clients’ rights after they are charged with serious crimes. For more than 20 years, domestic violence defense attorney Michelle Sparrow has been committed to providing clients with knowledgeable defense and a hands-on approach. Our detailed focus provides us with the opportunity to effectively investigate every step law enforcement took before making a domestic violence arrest.

We appear at Chapter 50A and Chapter 50B hearings for our clients. By preparing thoroughly and fighting hard, we are well-prepared to achieve the best possible results in these complex and often emotionally charged matters.


To talk with a Wilmington protective order lawyer about the legal problems you face, call Criminal Law Wilmington at 910-777-5600 or simply contact us online. Consultations are free and confidential.

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