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I live in north carolina and have a hearing no contact order

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hi michelle, i live in north carolina and have a hearing for a no contact order on monday. i am trying to determine whether i need an attorney. the allegations are lies. the plaintiff is a married woman that was caught in bed with my ex boyfriend. i broke up with him. it happened last year. two weeks ago, she filed a 50C against me. I have not contacted her in anyway, but i know his most recent girlfriend did contact the plaintiff, threatening to tell her husband, because the affair has continued. Maybe the plaintiff thinks these messages came from me? her order stated that i had contacted her thru other people, using other people's devices and social media. these are lies. what do i do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 1 year ago.

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During this hearing, you will need to respond to the plaintiff's allegations with admissible evidence [your testimony under oath that the evidence plaintiff presents is not related to you or that she has the wrong person, or that you have not contacted her, or proof that you were somewhere else on the dates of the alleged contact (bring witnesses) to deny what she alleges. The judge will then consider all of the evidence and decide whether or not the unlawful conduct actually happened by you or someone else. The judge has to believe that it is “more likely than not” that YOU were the one that stalked her to rule in her favor. If you have the funds to hire a lawyer, then I would do so because you do not want a technical mistake to cause you to lose this one and then it ends up on your record and makes it harder for you to get jobs down the road.